Spring time is here! March sees the temperatures start to creep up before the spring showers hit - the ideal time to visit if you like the weather cool (but not cold) and dry.
Remember that we're talking averages here. Weather is unpredictable, so don't take what you read on this page as gospel.
- Where to Go in Spain in March 2013 Where the best events are going on in Spain in March 2013, with accommodation suggestions.
- Events in March in Spain
- Weather in Portugal in March
Weather in Madrid in March
Main article: Madrid Weather in March
Temperatures jump up a notch in Madrid in March. It's still not too wet so this is is a good time to get clear, cool days to enjoy Madrid before it gets hot and wet.
The average maximum temperature in Madrid in March is 61°F/16°C and the average minimum temperature is 37°F/3°C.
Weather in Barcelona in March
Main article: Barcelona Weather in March
Slowly heating up, Barcelona is emerging from its cold winter, but don't expect the best weather just yet. The later in the month you go the more likely it will be that you will get good weather. It stays reasonably dry in March but dull, cloudy days are quite common.
The average maximum temperature in Barcelona in March is 61°F/16°C and the average minimum temperature is 45°F/7°C.
Weather in Andalusia in March
As Andalusia is Spain's warmest region, March should see some pleasant and warm days - but nothing is guaranteed. Expect mainly sunny, dry days, with the weather improving towards the end of the week.
The average maximum temperature in Malaga in March is 66°F/19°C and the average minimum temperature is 48°F/9°C.
Weather in Northern Spain in MarchSpring time comes to the north later than in the south and you shouldn't expect miracles just yet. It rains regularly in the Basque Country in March and the weather is a bit warmer than in February, but not by much.
The average maximum temperature in Bilbao in March is 61°F/16°C and the average minimum temperature is 45°F/7°C.
Weather in North-West Spain in MarchThe north-west of Spain doesn't get much luck with the weather. Expect conditions in March in Galicia and Asturias to much like it is in the rest of winter and spring - mild but wet. Very wet.
The average maximum temperature in Santiago de Compostela in March is 57°F/14°C and the average minimum temperature is 48°F/9°C.
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