Weather in March in Netherlands

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in March in Netherlands. Is this month a good time to go to Netherlands? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Netherlands in March?

The weather in Netherlands in March ranges from poor to unpleasant depending on the destination.

During March in Netherlands the average maximum daytime temperatures are low and range from 8°C (46°F) in De Kooy to 11°C (52°F) in Volkel.

Precipitation in March ranges from moderate in Den Helder with an average of 42mm (1.7inch) rainfall to moderate in Arnhem with 83mm (3.3inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 125 hours of sunshine in Amsterdam during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Netherlands.

Where to go in Netherlands in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Netherlands on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Netherlands

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in Netherlands?

Average weather in Amsterdam

In March Amsterdam generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (49°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Amsterdam
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
6°C / 43°F 
0°C / 33°F 
88 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
10 days 
poor 
10°C / 49°F 
3°C / 37°F 
125 hours 
58mm / 2.3inch 
11 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
14°C / 56°F 
5°C / 40°F 
181 hours 
39mm / 1.5inch 
9 days 
Climate in Amsterdam

Average weather in Zandvoort

In March Zandvoort generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (49°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Zandvoort
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
6°C / 43°F 
0°C / 33°F 
88 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
10 days 
poor 
10°C / 49°F 
3°C / 37°F 
125 hours 
58mm / 2.3inch 
11 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
14°C / 56°F 
5°C / 40°F 
181 hours 
39mm / 1.5inch 
9 days 
Climate in Zandvoort

Average weather in The Hague

In March The Hague generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (49°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

The Hague
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 44°F 
1°C / 34°F 
91 hours 
52mm / 2inch 
11 days 
poor 
10°C / 49°F 
3°C / 37°F 
137 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
12 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
13°C / 55°F 
5°C / 40°F 
192 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
9 days 
Climate in The Hague

Average weather in Rotterdam

In March Rotterdam generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C (51°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Rotterdam
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
1°C / 34°F 
91 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
11 days 
poor 
11°C / 51°F 
3°C / 37°F 
144 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
15°C / 59°F 
5°C / 41°F 
193 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
9 days 
Climate in Rotterdam

Average weather in Maastricht

In March Maastricht generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C (52°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Maastricht
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 44°F 
1°C / 33°F 
88 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
11 days 
poor 
11°C / 52°F 
3°C / 37°F 
137 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
15°C / 59°F 
5°C / 41°F 
179 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
9 days 
Climate in Maastricht

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Netherlands.

Is March the best time to go to Netherlands?

In our opinion March is not the best time to visit Netherlands with commonly poor weather in Amsterdam.

On average the best time to visit Netherlands is in June, July and August with generally perfect weather in Amsterdam. The worst months are January, February, March, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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