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    North Turkey

    Istanbul weather in March

    North Turkey

    Istanbul weather in March


    11 °C


    4 °C


    8 °C


    62 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month


    12 hours



    6 hours



    77 %

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    Weather overview

    In March in Istanbul, the average air temperature ranges from 11.3 °C (52.3 °F) during the day to 4.1 °C (39.4 °F) at night. There are 9 days of rain on average, where the rainfall is 62 mm (2.46 in).

    Is March a good month to visit Istanbul?

    Istanbul can be visited in March - the weather will be moderate. A relatively low temperature of 11.3 °C (52.3 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The night temperature of 4.1 °C (39.4 °F) is not inviting for evening and night activities except for visiting a bar and having beer or two.

    What is the temperature in Istanbul during the day in March?

    In March in Istanbul, the average daily temperatures will be 11.3 °C (52.3 °F). Don't forget a sweater and light or normal jacket, but also pack light clothing in case the temperatures are above average. The weather at this time can be somewhat changeable and a wide range of clothing can become handy.

    What is the air temperature in March in Istanbul at night?

    The average night temperature in Istanbul in March is 4.1 °C (39.4 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Istanbul in March?

    There are 9 days, which are rainy in March in Istanbul, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.1 days of the week, or in general - 30 % days.

    What is the rainfall intensity in Istanbul in March?

    In March in Istanbul, there is 62 mm (2.46 in) rainfall, which means on average 2 mm (0.08 in) rainfall per day.

    Is March part of the wet season in Istanbul?

    No, there is no wet season in March in Istanbul - you can expect 9 days of rain during the month.

    Is March part of the dry season in Istanbul?

    No, March is not a dry month in Istanbul, expect rain approximately 9 days in a month.

    How windy is Istanbul in March?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in March in Istanbul is 3.2.

    How many hours of sun to expect in March in Istanbul?

    In March in Istanbul, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    Is Istanbul rainier in March than in February?

    No, in March in Istanbul it does not rain more than in February.

    Is the weather in Istanbul warmer in March than in February?

    Yes, in March in Istanbul it is warmer than in February by 2.5 °C (36.5 °F).

    How long is the day (from dawn till dusk) in Istanbul in March?

    The length of daylight in March in Istanbul is 12 hours.

    How does the sea temperature evolve during the month in March in Istanbul?

    The sea temperature during March in Istanbul has an increasing tendency from 7.5 °C (45.5 °F) at the beginning of the month to 9.0 °C (48.3 °F) at the end of the month.

    Is the temperature rising or falling in the course of time in Istanbul in March?

    Over the course of March in Istanbul, the temperatures are rising from 10.1 °C (50.1 °F) at the beginning of the month to 14.0 °C (57.1 °F) at the end of the month.