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How Is the Weather in Prague in March?

Updated: April 30, 2023

This post covers what to expect weatherwise in Prague in the month of March.

March is a transitional month from winter to Spring Weather in Prague as temperatures quickly rise throughout the month and the risk for a wet day increases.  


Daytime high temperatures will likely be near 5-6 C (about 42 F) early in the month but warm to near 11 C (about 52 F) near the end of the month. 

A few of the warmer afternoons, especially late in the month, can reach up near 17-18 C (mid-60s F).

The record high temperature in Prague during March is 22 C (72 F).

Overnight low temperatures will tend to be near -1 C (30 F) early this month but will warm to around 2 C (36 F) near the end of the month.

A few of the colder mornings, especially early in the month, can dip down near -7 C (19 F). 

The record low temperature for Prague during March is -17 C (1 F).

Rain and Snow in March

About 13 days this month will have sunny or at least partly sunny skies.

Precipitation occurs on about 16 days this month, however, only 5-6 days record 1 mm (0.04 inches) or more. 

Snow is also likely this month but normally totals only about 2 cm (0.8 inches) and rarely exceeds 8 cm (about 3 inches). 

Daylight Hours

Daylight increases rapidly throughout this month from just under 11 hours on the 1st to 12.9 hours by the 31st. 


The wind tends to be mostly gentle (12-19 kph/8-12 mph) but occasionally will be moderate (20-28 kph/13-18mph). 

What to Wear in Prague During March?

March is a transition month but for the most part remains cold so you should pack a few sweaters and at least one medium-weight coat.

Warm shoes or boots and a couple of warm pairs of socks will also come in handy when exploring Prague on foot. 

Also consider a lighter-weight jacket for the few warmer afternoons and don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes as well. 

Things to Do in Prague in March

With spring just around the corner, this would be a great time to take a pay-what-you-wish walking tour in Prague or see some of the most notable sites such as Prague Castle and the Old Town Square.

There are also usually at least a few great concerts to attend this month, as well as some fun theatrical productions for the colder nights.

If you're visiting on a particularly nice day, consider taking a cruise down the Vltava River and seeing all the major landmarks from the water.

For even more ideas, make sure to check our full post on things to do in Prague in March.

Fred Pickhardt

Ocean Weather Services 

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: April 30th, 2023
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