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Sion weather in March (Canton of Valais, Switzerland)

Looking to travel to Sion in March? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In March, Sion generally has low temperatures and high snow/rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 4°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate -7°C. It is a very cold month, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm. It's always better to be prepared than to find oneself shivering in the cold.

Sion in March usually receives high snow/rainfall, averaging around 113 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 16 days of snow/rain.

With around 190 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Sion. July and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Sion, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -7°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 4°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 54%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 113 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 62%  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 190 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 60%  

Where to go in Switzerland in March

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland 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°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.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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