March weather forecast and climate
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

A hole of water reflecting the rocks and blue sky in the sunny city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
A hole of water reflecting the rocks and blue sky in the sunny city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
March, the first month of the spring, in Ouagadougou, is still a torrid month, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 38.4°C (101.1°F).

Temperature

In Ouagadougou, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a still very hot 38.4°C (101.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Ouagadougou, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Humidity

In Ouagadougou, the average relative humidity is 29.5%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 0.5 days. Throughout March, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, during the entire year, the rain falls for 35.2 days and collects up to 788mm (31.02") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

January through March, May, October and November, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in March in Ouagadougou?

In Ouagadougou, in March, the average high-temperature is 38.4°C (101.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Ouagadougou?

The average relative humidity in March in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, is 29.5%.

How many days does it rain in March in Ouagadougou?

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, during March, the rain falls for 0.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in March in Ouagadougou is 12.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou?

Months with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou are January through March, May, October and November, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in Ouagadougou?

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

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ouagadougou?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Ouagadougou.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Ouagadougou?

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (39.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°C).

Average humidity in March - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average humidity in March: 29.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (28.5%).

Average rainfall in March - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in March: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (227mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.9 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with the most sunshine are January, February, March, May, October and November (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in March - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).