Nice weather in March (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)

What can you expect from the weather in Nice during March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In March, Nice 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 7°C.

Nice in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 65 mm (show in inches) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 186 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, May, June, July, August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Nice climate page with graphs.


Nice, monthly averages in March

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 7°C  
Max Temperature 14.4°C  
Water Temperature 13°C *  
Chance of Rain 32%  
Precipitation 65 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 75% *  
Windspeed 14 km/h *  
Sunshine 186 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 55% *  
* Data from: Monaco, France (7 KM, 4 Miles).

Where to go in France in March

Find out more about the weather in France 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 Nice 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. With a water temperature of around 13°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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