Scotland weather in March 2024

Expect 8°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 3 hours of sunshine per day in Scotland in March. Check more long-term weather averages for Scotland in March before you book your next holiday to Scotland in 2024/2025.

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)8
    8°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 57 mm monthly rainfall in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)57
    57 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)2
    2 (Low) UV index
  • 6°C sea temperature in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)6
    6°C sea temperature

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The March weather guide for Scotland (Edinburgh) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How warm is it in Scotland in March?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 8°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in March, falling to 1°C at night.

How sunny is it in Scotland in March?

There are normally 3 hours of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in March - that's 27% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Scotland in March?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in March is 6°C.

Does it rain in Scotland in March?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in March and the average monthly rainfall is 57mm.

Scotland March sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in March 2024. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Scotland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st March 2024 07:03 17:48
Saturday, 16th March 2024 06:24 18:19
Sunday, 31st March 2024 06:45* 19:50*

*Daylight saving starts - British Summer Time (BST)

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