March weather forecast and climate
Ratholo, Botswana

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Ratholo, Botswana, with average temperature varying between 29.6°C (85.3°F) and 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a moderately hot 29.6°C (85.3°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 32.5°C (90.5°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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.

Humidity

In Ratholo, the average relative humidity is 62%.

Rainfall

In Ratholo, in March, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 32mm (1.26") of accumulated precipitation. In Ratholo, Botswana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 89.2 days and collects up to 296mm (11.65") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ratholo is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 Ratholo?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Ratholo, Botswana, is 29.6°C (85.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in March is calculated to 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Ratholo?

In March, the average relative humidity in Ratholo is 62%.

How many days does it rain in March in Ratholo?

In Ratholo, during March, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 32mm (1.26") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Ratholo have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ratholo have in March?

In Ratholo, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Ratholo?

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

Average temperature in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average temperature in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 18.5°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 (9.5°C).

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Average pressure in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average pressure in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average pressure in March: 1014.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1023.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average wind speed in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9.6km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average humidity in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average humidity in March: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (63%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (37%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average rainfall in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in March: 32mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (77mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average rainfall days in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.5 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ratholo, 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: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average sunshine days in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average UV index in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average UV index in March: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average cloud cover in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in March: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in March
Ratholo, Botswana

Average visibility in March - Ratholo, Botswana
  • 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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