Medellin
Colombia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Medellin, Colombia

March, the first month of the spring, in Medellin, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 28°C (82.4°F) and 17.2°C (63°F).

Temperature

In Medellin, the average high-temperature remains the same as in February - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In March, in Medellin, the average low-temperature is 17.2°C (63°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 67%.

Rainfall

In Medellin, in March, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 120.6mm (4.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Medellin, there are 224 rainfall days, and 1672.9mm (65.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary 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. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Medellin?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Medellin, Colombia, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.2°C (63°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in March is estimated at 30.3°C (86.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Medellin?

In Medellin, Colombia, the average relative humidity in March is 67%.

How many days does it rain in March in Medellin?

In Medellin, in March, during 17 rainfall days, 120.6mm (4.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Medellin have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Medellin?

The average sunshine in March is 5h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Medellin.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Medellin?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Medellin?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Medellin is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in March: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 17.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (17.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and September (16.5°C).

Average humidity in March - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average humidity in March: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (63%).

Average rainfall in March - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in March: 120.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (221mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (61.4mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (12 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.6h).
Months with least sunshine are April and October (Average sunshine: 4.3).

Average UV index in March - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

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