Cologne weather in March (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Planning a trip to Cologne 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, Cologne generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 53°F (show in °C). But by evening, they drop to around 37°F.

Cologne in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 2.9 inches (show in mm) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 17 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area enjoys a balanced 125 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, 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 Cologne climate page with graphs.

 

Cologne, monthly averages in March

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 37.4°F  
Max Temperature 52.9°F  
Chance of Rain 55%  
Precipitation 2.9 inches  
Rainy days 17 days  
Sunshine 125 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Germany in March

Find out more about the weather in Germany 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 Cologne 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.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
6/10

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