March weather forecast and climate
Penas Negras, Colombia

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a tropical month in Penas Negras, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.4°C (68.7°F) and 34.9°C (94.8°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a hot 34.9°C (94.8°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 43.8°C (110.8°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, clothing, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 58%.

Rainfall

In Penas Negras, during March, the rain falls for 19.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 85mm (3.35") of precipitation. In Penas Negras, during the entire year, the rain falls for 211.1 days and collects up to 802mm (31.57") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Penas Negras is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Penas Negras, Colombia, is 9.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Penas Negras?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Penas Negras, Colombia, is 34.9°C (94.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 43.8°C (110.8°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Penas Negras?

The average relative humidity in March in Penas Negras, Colombia, is 58%.

How many days does it rain in March in Penas Negras?

In March, in Penas Negras, Colombia, the rain falls for 19.8 days. Throughout March, 85mm (3.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Penas Negras have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Penas Negras have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Penas Negras is 9.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Penas Negras?

January through April, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Penas Negras.

What is the UV index reading in March in Penas Negras?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Penas Negras, Colombia, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average temperature in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (35.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (32.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 20.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18°C).

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Average pressure in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average pressure in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average pressure in March: 1013.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average wind speed in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.2km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.6km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average humidity in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average humidity in March: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (65%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (51%).

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Average rainfall in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average rainfall in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in March: 85mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (109mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (37mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average rainfall days in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 19.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (23.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.5 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.4h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average sunshine days in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 4.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (14.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (2.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average UV index in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average cloud cover in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in March
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average visibility in March - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October, November and December (9km).

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