Gaborone
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Gaborone, Botswana

Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
The first month of the autumn, March, is still a hot month in Gaborone, Botswana, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17.4°C (63.3°F) and an average high of 30.8°C (87.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still hot 30.8°C (87.4°F). In Gaborone, the average low-temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F).

Rainfall

In Gaborone, during 5 rainfall days, 20.9mm (0.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gaborone, Botswana, there are 41 rainfall days, and 189.7mm (7.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Gaborone is 12.2h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Gaborone. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in March in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, in March, the average high-temperature is 30.8°C (87.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Gaborone?

In March, in Gaborone, Botswana, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout March, 20.9mm (0.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gaborone?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gaborone have in March?

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

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

Months with the highest UV index in Gaborone are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Gaborone?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Gaborone is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in March: 30.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 17.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

Average rainfall in March - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in March: 20.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (32.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (1 days).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

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

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

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).