Porto Novo
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Porto Novo, Cape Verde

March, the first month of the spring, in Porto Novo, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low of 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In Porto Novo, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall in Porto Novo. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 1mm (0") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Porto Novo, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in March is 3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Porto Novo are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Porto Novo?

In March, in Porto Novo, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How much does it rain in Porto Novo in March?

In Porto Novo, Cape Verde, during March, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Porto Novo?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Porto Novo. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 1mm (0") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Porto Novo?

In March, the average sea temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.2°C (73.8°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Porto Novo have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in March is 3h.

When is the highest UV index in Porto Novo?

Months with the highest UV index in Porto Novo, Cape Verde, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Cape Verde, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Porto Novo, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in March: 23°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 16°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (16°C).

Average rainfall in March - Porto Novo, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in March: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (35mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Porto Novo, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, June, July and December (2 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Porto Novo, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in March: 23.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (26.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.1°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Porto Novo, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 4h).
Months with least sunshine are April, June, July and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in March - Porto Novo, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).