Lyon weather in March (Rhône-Alps, France)
Looking to travel to Lyon in March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.
In March, Lyon generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 14°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 4°C.
Lyon in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 67 mm (show in inches) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.
The area enjoys a balanced 174 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 and August 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 Lyon climate page with graphs.
Lyon, monthly averages in March
Where to go in France in MarchFind out more about the weather in France in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Lyon 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.
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