Ouahigouya
Burkina Faso
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso

March, the first month of the spring, in Ouahigouya, is still a very hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.2°C (72°F) and an average high of 38.3°C (100.9°F).

Temperature

In Ouahigouya, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still sweltering 38.3°C (100.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Ouahigouya, is 22.2°C (72°F).

Rainfall

Months with rainfall are March through November. March is the first month it rains. Throughout March, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 51 rainfall days, and 599mm (23.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ouahigouya is 12.1h.

Sunshine

March, April, June through September, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. 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 Ouahigouya?

In Ouahigouya, in March, the average high-temperature is 38.3°C (100.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F).

When does it start raining in Ouahigouya?

March is the first month it rains in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso. Throughout March, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Ouahigouya have in March?

In Ouahigouya, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ouahigouya?

Months with the least sunshine in Ouahigouya are March, April, June through September, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ouahigouya have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 8h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Ouahigouya?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (40.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (32.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16°C).

Average rainfall in March - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in March: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (188mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, May, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are March, April, June, July, August and September (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in March - Ouahigouya, 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).