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Gothenburg weather in March (Sweden)

Looking to travel to Gothenburg in March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In March, Gothenburg typically experiences low temperatures and moderate snow/rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 6°C, while night temperatures can drop to -0°C.

Precipitation

Gothenburg in March usually receives moderate snow/rainfall, averaging around 52 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 12 days of snow/rain.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 168 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Gothenburg. July generally stands out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Gothenburg climate page with graphs.

 

Gothenburg, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -0°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 6°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 3°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 41%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 52 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 75%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 168 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 41%  

Where to go in Sweden in March

Find out more about the weather in Sweden and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. With a water temperature of around 3°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Gothenburg.

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