March weather forecast and climate
Rakops, Botswana

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn, in Rakops, is still a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.2°C (68.4°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is appraised at a hot 33.9°C (93°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. 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy), and activity. 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. 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 March is 56%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout March, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rakops, there are 80.8 rainfall days, and 310mm (12.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Rakops is 9.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Rakops?

In Rakops, Botswana, in March, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 33.9°C (93°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Rakops?

In March, the average relative humidity in Rakops is 56%.

How much does it rain in Rakops in March?

In March, in Rakops, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout March, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Rakops have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Rakops?

In March, the average sunshine in Rakops, Botswana, is 9.2h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Rakops?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average temperature in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in March: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 20.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.7°C).

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Average pressure in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average pressure in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average pressure in March: 1012.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1009mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average wind speed in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.7km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March, April and May (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average humidity in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average humidity in March: 56%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (22%).

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Average rainfall in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average rainfall in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in March: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (82mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May, July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average rainfall days in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.1 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Rakops, Botswana

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average sunshine days in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (12 days).

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Average UV index in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average UV index in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average UV index in March: 7

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average cloud cover in March - Rakops, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in March: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in March
Rakops, Botswana

Average visibility in March - Rakops, 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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