London weather in March (Greater London, United Kingdom)

How is the weather in London in March? This guide provides all the details you need.

In March, London typically experiences low temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 12°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 4°C.

London in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 48 mm (show in inches) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Rain is expected on roughly 15 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 126 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures June, July, August and September generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


London, monthly averages in March

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 3.9°C  
Max Temperature 11.6°C  
Chance of Rain 51%  
Precipitation 48 mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 71%  
Windspeed 14 km/h  
Sunshine 126 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 31%  

Where to go in the United Kingdom in March

Find out more about the weather in the United Kingdom in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in London in March?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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