Avarua District
Cook Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Avarua District, Cook Islands

Aerial view of the coastal Avarua District in the Cook Islands, with clear calm waters and mountains
Aerial view of the coastal Avarua District in the Cook Islands, with clear calm waters and mountains
March, the first month of the autumn, in Avarua District, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

February and March, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Avarua District, Cook Islands, in March, during 17 rainfall days, 220mm (8.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Avarua District, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 2190mm (86.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Avarua District, the average water temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Avarua District, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January through March, with an average of 17h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Avarua District?

February and March, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are warmest months in Avarua District, Cook Islands.

What is the temperature in March in Avarua District?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Avarua District in March?

In Avarua District, in March, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 220mm (8.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Avarua District?

In Avarua District, Cook Islands, the average seawater temperature in March is 27.7°C (81.9°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Avarua District have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Avarua District, Cook Islands, is 12.2h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Avarua District?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Avarua District?

In Avarua District, the average sunshine in March is 17h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Avarua District?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Avarua District.

What is the UV index reading in March in Avarua District?

In Avarua District, Cook Islands, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Avarua District, Cook Islands
  • Average high temperature in March: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and March (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (19°C).

Average rainfall in March - Avarua District, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall in March: 220mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (267mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (102mm).

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

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

Average sea temperature in March - Avarua District, Cook Islands
  • Average sea temperature in March: 27.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (24.5°C).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 17h

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

Average UV index in March - Avarua District, 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).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).