Arutanga
Cook Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Arutanga, Cook Islands

March, the first month of the autumn, in Arutanga, is still a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30°C (86°F) and an average low of 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

January through March, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Arutanga, during 17 rainfall days, 214mm (8.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Arutanga, Cook Islands, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 1984mm (78.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are January through April, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Arutanga is 12.2h.

Sunshine

January and March, with an average of 17h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Arutanga are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Arutanga?

Warmest months in Arutanga, Cook Islands, are January through March, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in March in Arutanga?

In Arutanga, Cook Islands, in March, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Arutanga?

In Arutanga, in March, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 214mm (8.4") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Arutanga?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Arutanga, Cook Islands.

What is the water temperature in March in Arutanga?

In Arutanga, the average seawater temperature in March is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

In Arutanga, the average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Arutanga?

January and March, with an average of 17h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Arutanga, Cook Islands.

How long on average sun shines in March in Arutanga?

The average sunshine in March in Arutanga, Cook Islands, is 17h.

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

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in March in Arutanga?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Arutanga is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average high temperature in March: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and March (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (21°C).

Average rainfall in March - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall in March: 214mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (251mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (81mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall days in March: 17 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (26°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 17h

Months with most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 17h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in March - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 6).