March weather forecast and climate
Old Palapye, Botswana

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Old Palapye, Botswana, with average temperature varying between 29.2°C (84.6°F) and 18.7°C (65.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a warm 29.2°C (84.6°F). The average low-temperature, is 18.7°C (65.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a hot 31.1°C (88°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, clothing, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Old Palapye is 58%.

Rainfall

In Old Palapye, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 29mm (1.14") of accumulated precipitation. In Old Palapye, during the entire year, the rain falls for 88.8 days and collects up to 328mm (12.91") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 9.4h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Old Palapye?

In Old Palapye, Botswana, in March, the average high-temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in March is appraised at 31.1°C (88°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Old Palapye?

In March, the average relative humidity is 58%.

How many days does it rain in March in Old Palapye?

In Old Palapye, Botswana, in March, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 29mm (1.14") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Old Palapye have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Old Palapye?

The average sunshine in March is 9.4h.

How high is the UV index in March in Old Palapye?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average temperature in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 18.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.8°C).

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Average pressure in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average pressure in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average pressure in March: 1014.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1023.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average wind speed in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average humidity in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average humidity in March: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (34%).

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Average rainfall in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average rainfall in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in March: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (85mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average rainfall days in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.3 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7.6).

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Average sunshine days in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average sunshine days in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average UV index in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average cloud cover in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in March: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in March
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average visibility in March - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

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