March Sunshine Averages for Cities in Europe

The tables below give March averages for the number of hours of sunshine at major cities throughout Europe.

The cities range from Amsterdam to Zurich and from Reykjavík to İstanbul. They are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Amsterdam to Kazan, Lille to Pristina and Reykjavík to Zurich.

Included in this list are Europe's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The month's totals are averages of historical weather data collected over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Total March sunshine
City Hours
Amsterdam, Netherlands 126
Andorra la Vella, Andorra 169
Athens, Greece 183
Barcelona, Spain 200
Belgrade, Serbia 153
Berlin, Germany 122
Birmingham, United Kingdom 98
Brussels, Belgium 114
Bucharest, Romania 138
Budapest, Hungary 133
Chisinau, Moldova 125
Cologne, Germany 108
Copenhagen, Denmark 117
Dublin, Ireland 109
Glasgow, United Kingdom 86
Hamburg, Germany 105
Helsinki, Finland 131
İstanbul, Turkey 143
Kazan, Russia 150
Average amount of sun in March
City Hours
Lille, France 121
Lisbon, Portugal 208
Ljubljana, Slovenia 128
London, United Kingdom 102
Luxembourg, Luxembourg 118
Lyon, France 170
Madrid, Spain 214
Manchester, United Kingdom 99
Marseille, France 239
Milan, Italy 152
Minsk, Belarus 128
Monaco, Monaco 217
Moscow, Russia 128
Munich, Germany 128
Naples, Italy 158
Nice, France 217
Nizhny & Novgorod, Russia 125
Odessa, Ukraine 125
Oslo, Norway 126
Paris, France 129
Podgorica, Montenegro 170
Prague, Czech Republic 125
Pristina, Kosovo 143
Average March sun
City Hours
Reykjavík, Iceland 111
Riga, Latvia 126
Rostov-on-Don, Russia 128
Rotterdam, Netherlands 124
Saint Petersburg, Russia 125
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina 126
Skopje, Macedonia 161
Sofia, Bulgaria 136
Stockholm, Sweden 135
Tallinn, Estonia 122
Turin, Italy 158
Vaduz, Liechtenstein 124
Valletta, Malta 223
Vienna, Austria 143
Vilnius, Lithuania 117
Zagreb, Croatia 143
Zurich, Switzerland 125

The sunshine data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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