The weather in March begins to look much better and nicer as we move straight ahead into the summer, which starts usually with the first summer tourists arriving at around the end of March early April. The Mediterranean climate of Cyprus ensures a pleasant and warm March with the coming spring bringing the best out of everyone, people and nature itself. Although this part of spring does not last long enough to enjoy and hot and humid summers are just around the corner, you may find trips to the mountains as well as strolling across the local beaches to be an exhilarating experience for both body and mind as the weather in Cyprus during this part of the year is still relatively fresh. Beaches are relatively uncrowned and visiting them for a peaceful swim usually is a must for visitors especially from northern courtiers such as the Scandinavian region, Russia the UK etc. - average sea temperature is 17°C (63.4°F). Many events are held during March of which the International Marathon in Limassol takes advantage of the perfect weather conditions for running long distances.
During March wildflowers and all sorts of other vegetation begin to bloom all over Cyprus and the Almond trees put on their wedding dresses, preparing for the long and feast full summer. March has not much rainfall and averages 56 mm of precipitation with approximately just 9 days of rain. Throughout March temperatures during daytime will usually reach highs of about 19°C (66°F). However, during recent times high temperatures of 29°C (85°F) with the low -3°C, about 27°F were recorded by the Cyprus Government meteorological service. The minimum average temperature during night time falls down to about 10°C (50°F).
It is not a bad idea for visitors to pack relatively warm but light clothing if visiting Cyprus during March. The average daily relative humidity for March is around 66% which helps a lot with outdoor activities. Due to these delightful weather conditions during March many festivals and outdoor activities are always around to corner for the most demanding of visitors. In March you would expect the sun to be shining for more than an average of 10 hours a day.