Benguela
Angola
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Benguela, Angola

The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Benguela, Angola, with average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 29.3°C (84.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still warm 29.3°C (84.7°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 34.4°C (93.9°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Benguela, during March, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 49mm (1.93") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Benguela, there are 113.5 rainfall days, and 371mm (14.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Benguela, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Benguela?

In March, in Benguela, Angola, the average high-temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 34.4°C (93.9°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Benguela?

In Benguela, the average relative humidity in March is 75%.

How many days does it rain in March in Benguela?

In Benguela, in March, during 15.8 rainfall days, 49mm (1.93") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Benguela?

With an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater in Benguela.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Benguela?

In March, the average sea temperature in Benguela is 28.8°C (83.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in March in Benguela?

In Benguela, the average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Benguela have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Benguela, Angola, is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Benguela?

Months with the highest UV index in Benguela are January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in March in Benguela?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (23.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19.1°C).

Average humidity in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (71%).

Average rainfall in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average rainfall in March: 49mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (88mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (19.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (20.6°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

Average UV index in March - Benguela, Angola
  • Average UV index in March: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).