Francistown
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Francistown, Botswana

The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Francistown, Botswana, with average temperature ranging between min 19°C (66.2°F) and max 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature remains the same as in February - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

In Francistown, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 61mm (2.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 52 rainfall days, and 470mm (18.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

February through April, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Francistown are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in March in Francistown?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Francistown, Botswana, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Francistown?

In Francistown, in March, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 61mm (2.4") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Francistown have in March?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Francistown?

Months with the least sunshine in Francistown are February through April, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in Francistown?

In March, the average sunshine in Francistown, Botswana, is 8h.

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

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in March in Francistown?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in March: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (8°C).

Average rainfall in March - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in March: 61mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (99mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in March - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).