March weather forecast and climate
Praia, Cape Verde

High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Praia, Cape Verde, with average temperature ranging between max 23.7°C (74.7°F) and min 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are February and March, with an average high-temperature of 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Praia is 74%.

Rainfall

January, March and May are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 2.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of rain.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Praia.
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.6°C (74.5°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Praia, Cape Verde, is 9.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Praia?

February and March, with an average high-temperature of 23.7°C (74.7°F), are the coldest months in Praia, Cape Verde.

What is the temperature in March in Praia?

In Praia, Cape Verde, in March, the average high-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Praia?

In Praia, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Praia in March?

In Praia, Cape Verde, in March, it is raining for 2.1 days, with typically 1mm (0.04") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Praia?

Months with the least rainfall in Praia are January, March and May Rain falls for 2.1 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of rain.

When is the sea coldest in Praia?

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Praia, Cape Verde, with an average sea temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F).

What is the water temperature in March in Praia?

In Praia, Cape Verde, the average seawater temperature in March is 23.6°C (74.5°F). 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 23.6°C (74.5°F).

How many hours of daylight does Praia have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Praia?

In Praia, the average sunshine in March is 9.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Praia?

January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Praia, Cape Verde.

What is the UV index reading in March in Praia?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Praia is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in March: 23.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (28.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (23.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are September and October (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (20.9°C).

Average pressure in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average pressure in March: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.5mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average wind speed in March: 23.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (25.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (14km/h).

Average humidity in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (69%).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (50mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March and May (1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (13.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in March: 23.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.6°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average sunshine days in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average sunshine days in March: 28.8 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (13.1 days).

Average UV index in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December (UV index 6).

Average visibility in March - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).