Weather in March in Spain

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in March in Spain. Is this month a good time to go to Spain? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Spain in March?

The weather conditions in Spain in March range from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

During March in Spain, the average temperature ranges from moderate in Burgos with 13°C (55°F) to high in Puerto del Rosario with 22°C (72°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 16°C (60°F) in Puerto del Rosario and 2°C (35°F) in Burgos.

Precipitation in March ranges from low in Puerto del Rosario with an average of 11mm (0.4inch) rainfall to high in Vigo with 152mm (6inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 200 hours of sunshine in Barcelona 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 Spain.

Where to go in Spain in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Spain 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 Spain

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

Average weather in Barcelona

In March Barcelona generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (52°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Barcelona
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
16°C / 61°F 
9°C / 49°F 
161 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
5 days 
18°C / 64°F 
11°C / 52°F 
200 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
6 days 
April   >> April
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
13°C / 55°F 
222 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
8 days 
Climate in Barcelona

Average weather in Madrid

In March Madrid generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Madrid
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
12°C / 54°F 
4°C / 39°F 
159 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
6 days 
17°C / 62°F 
6°C / 43°F 
202 hours 
25mm / 1inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
18°C / 65°F 
8°C / 46°F 
214 hours 
45mm / 1.8inch 
7 days 
Climate in Madrid

Average weather in Calpe

In March Calpe generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (65°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Calpe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
16°C / 61°F 
7°C / 45°F 
32mm / 1.3inch 
11 days 
18°C / 65°F 
8°C / 46°F 
36mm / 1.4inch 
11 days 
April   >> April
>>  
20°C / 68°F 
10°C / 50°F 
37mm / 1.5inch 
11 days 
Climate in Calpe

Average weather in Valencia

In March Valencia generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C (67°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C (49°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Valencia
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
17°C / 63°F 
8°C / 46°F 
172 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
4 days 
19°C / 67°F 
10°C / 49°F 
216 hours 
34mm / 1.3inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
21°C / 69°F 
11°C / 53°F 
233 hours 
39mm / 1.5inch 
5 days 
Climate in Valencia

Average weather in Seville

In March Seville generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Seville
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C / 64°F 
7°C / 45°F 
189 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
6 days 
22°C / 72°F 
9°C / 48°F 
220 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
11°C / 52°F 
240 hours 
60mm / 2.4inch 
6 days 
Climate in Seville

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

Is March the best time to go to Spain?

In our opinion March is a good time to visit Spain with commonly pleasant weather in Barcelona. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Spain is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Barcelona. The worst months are January and December that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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