Altea
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Altea, Spain

The first month of the spring, March, is still a comfortable month in Altea, Spain, with temperature in the range of an average low of 7°C (44.6°F) and an average high of 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still enjoyable 18°C (64.4°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout March, 34mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Altea, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105 days and collects up to 435mm (17.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in Altea is 14.3°C (57.7°F). Swimming in 14.3°C (57.7°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Altea, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In Altea, Spain, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Altea is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in March in Altea?

In March, in Altea, Spain, the average high-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

How much does it rain in Altea in March?

In Altea, Spain, in March, during 11 rainfall days, 34mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Altea?

In Altea, Spain, the average seawater temperature in March is 14.3°C (57.7°F). Swimming in 14.3°C (57.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Altea?

In March, the average length of the day in Altea is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Altea have in March?

In Altea, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Altea?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Altea is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Altea, Spain
  • Average high temperature in March: 18°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (6°C).

Average rainfall in March - Altea, Spain
  • Average rainfall in March: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (76mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (10mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Altea, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Altea, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in March: 14.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Altea, Spain
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Altea, Spain
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).