March weather forecast and climate
Potoinchon, Colombia

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in Potoinchon, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 32°C (89.6°F) and 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Temperature

In Potoinchon, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Potoinchon, is 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a very hot 39.7°C (103.5°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy), and activity. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 68%.

Rainfall

In Potoinchon, during March, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm (1.02") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Potoinchon, there are 234.1 rainfall days, and 740mm (29.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Potoinchon is 7.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Potoinchon?

In Potoinchon, Colombia, in March, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in March is calculated to 39.7°C (103.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Potoinchon?

The average relative humidity in March in Potoinchon is 68%.

How much does it rain in Potoinchon in March?

In Potoinchon, in March, it is raining for 16.3 days, with typically 26mm (1.02") of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Potoinchon?

In Potoinchon, Colombia, the average sunshine in March is 7.7h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in March in Potoinchon?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average temperature in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in March: 32°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°C).

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Average pressure in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average pressure in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average pressure in March: 1011.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1009.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average wind speed in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in March: 15.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.7km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average humidity in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average humidity in March: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67%).

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Average rainfall in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average rainfall in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in March: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (171mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (10mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average rainfall days in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.7 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.7h

Months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average sunshine days in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (1.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average UV index in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average cloud cover in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 39).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in March
Potoinchon, Colombia

Average visibility in March - Potoinchon, Colombia
  • 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).

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