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Greencastle weather in March (Donegal County, Ireland)

What can you expect from the weather in Greencastle during March? This guide provides all the details you need.

In March, Greencastle typically experiences low temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 10°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 5°C.

Greencastle in March usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 103 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 21 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 100 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Greencastle. April, May, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, 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 Greencastle climate page with graphs.

 

Greencastle, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 5°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 10°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 69%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 103 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 21 days  
SunshineSunshine 100 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Derry, Ireland (31 KM, 19 Miles).

Where to go in Ireland in March

Find out more about the weather in Ireland and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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