Ireland weather

Our guide to the weather in Ireland during March


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We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Ireland, covering the last 12 years up to 2023, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Ireland weather in March.

What's the temperature like in Ireland during March?

The temperature reaches around 10℃ during the daytime in March, falling away to 2℃ at night. The UV index will be low at this time of year, so not something to worry about. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's always a good idea to apply a small amount of sunscreen to exposed skin.

Does it snow in Ireland during March?

Possibly. There's a chance of snow during March but not as much as you might think. Check the local forecast before you leave home so that you can pack appropriate footwear and clothing.

Does it rain in Ireland during March?

On average, there will be 8 rainy days during the month, amounting to 86.3mm in total. That's a significant amount of rain. For comparison, the wettest months in the UK typically sees between 80mm and 100mm, depending on where you are. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

Is it windy in Ireland during March?

You're unlikely to experience any strong winds. Expect a gentle breeze that increases to moderate at times during March. With cool air temperatures, any breeze will feel cold.

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