Average Sunshine in the Netherlands for March





The tables below give March averages for the amount of sunshine at cities and other places in the Netherlands.

Each location has three measures for how much sun it typically gets this month. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours with sunshine.

Hours gives the total hours of sunshine that's normal this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in March with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1991 to 2020.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: North Netherlands, East Netherlands, West Netherlands and South Netherlands.

North Netherlands covers the provinces of Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe. East Netherlands includes Overijssel, Gelderland and Flevoland. West Netherlands provinces are Utrecht, North Holland, South Holland and Zeeland. South Netherlands has North Brabant and Limburg provinces.

North Netherlands

Total March sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
38 Groningen 139 27
38 Hoogeveen 142 27
41 Leeuwarden 150 27
39 Oldambt 142 27
42 Stavoren 156 28

East Netherlands

Average amount of sun in March
% Sun Place Hours Days
37 Arnhem 136 27
38 Berkelland 140 27
37 Enschede 136 26
39 Lelystad 146 27
39 Lingewaal 143 27
40 Noordoostpolder 149 27
38 Zwolle 142 27

West Netherlands

Average March sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
40 Amsterdam 146 27
42 Den Helder 156 28
42 Hoek van Holland 155
42 Hoorn 153 28
41 Leiden 152 28
40 Lopik
39 Rotterdam 143 27
40 Terneuzen 146 28
38 Utrecht 139 27
42 Vlissingen 156 28

South Netherlands

March sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
37 Breda 138 27
38 Eindhoven 140 27
38 Maastricht 139 27
39 Uden 143 27
38 Venlo 140 27
Reference

KNMI, Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut. Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat. Klimaatviewer

Netherlands Sunshine
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