What’s the weather like in Funchal in March?
Funchal is the largest city in Madeira, located on the island’s southern coast on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. The island has a Mediterranean climate with short, cool winters and long, hot summers and plenty of sunshine all year round. March is the first month of spring in Funchal, so temperatures are still mild but gradually warm up as the month goes on.
At this time of year, the average temperature in Funchal is a mild 16°C, with highs of 18°C in the peak of the afternoon. At night, temperatures reach a low of 14°C, so you’ll need warm layers for evenings out at the local bars and restaurants. Around 60mm of rain is expected in March over an average of ten wet days, so although it may rain during your holiday, showers are usually light and short-lived. If you want to swim in sea, the Atlantic waters are a mild 18°C at this time of year.