March weather forecast
Porto Novo, Benin

The Nokoue Lake and city of Porto Novo, Benin
The Nokoue Lake and city of Porto Novo, Benin

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Porto Novo, Benin, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.7°C (80.1°F) and 33.5°C (92.3°F).

Temperature

In Porto Novo, the average high-temperature remains the same as in February - a still tropical 33.5°C (92.3°F). The average low-temperature,, is 26.7°C (80.1°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is appraised at a burning hot 46.5°C (115.7°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy). 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Porto Novo, it is raining for 7.6 days, with typically 11mm (0.43") of accumulated precipitation. In Porto Novo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.7 days and collects up to 481mm (18.94") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Porto Novo, Benin, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Porto Novo is 8.9h.

UV index

January through May, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, in March, the average high-temperature is 33.5°C (92.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.7°C (80.1°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 46.5°C (115.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Benin, the average relative humidity in March is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Benin, in March, during 7.6 rainfall days, 11mm (0.43") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Porto Novo have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Porto Novo, Benin, is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Porto Novo?

In March, the average sunshine in Porto Novo is 8.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Porto Novo?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Porto Novo?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Porto Novo is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average temperature in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average high temperature in March: 33.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (26.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.4°C).

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Average pressure in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average pressure in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average pressure in March: 1009.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.4mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1009.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average wind speed in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (13.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average humidity in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (67%).

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Average rainfall in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average rainfall in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average rainfall in March: 11mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and July (110mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (7mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average rainfall days in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average sunshine days in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average sunshine days in March: 21.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average UV index in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average cloud cover in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average cloud cover in March: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in March
Porto Novo, Benin

Average visibility in March - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (9km).

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