Bujumbura
Burundi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bujumbura, Burundi

A wooden boat on the sandy shores of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, with approaching waves
A wooden boat on the sandy shores of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, with approaching waves
The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Bujumbura, Burundi, with average temperature ranging between max 29.3°C (84.7°F) and min 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still moderately hot 29.3°C (84.7°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is appraised at a torrid 35.1°C (95.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air temperature is factored in with the relative humidity.

Humidity

In Bujumbura, Burundi, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

March is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 117.5mm (4.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bujumbura, Burundi, is 5.7h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Bujumbura. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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 Bujumbura?

In Bujumbura, in March, the average high-temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Bujumbura?

In Bujumbura, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Bujumbura?

In Bujumbura, during March, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 117.5mm (4.6") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Bujumbura?

The month with the most rainfall is March when the rain falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 117.5mm (4.6") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in March in Bujumbura, Burundi, is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bujumbura have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Bujumbura, Burundi, is 5.7h.

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

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Bujumbura, Burundi.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Bujumbura?

In Bujumbura, Burundi, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (19.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.2°C).

Average humidity in March - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (60%).

Average rainfall in March - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average rainfall in March: 117.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (117.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (2.7mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average rainfall days in March: 18 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February, November and December (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).