March weather forecast and climate
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Canas Dulces, is still a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.9°C (73.2°F) and an average high of 33.8°C (92.8°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still hot 33.8°C (92.8°F). In Canas Dulces, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 42.9°C (109.2°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 63%.

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall in Canas Dulces. Rain falls for 3.1 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 9.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Canas Dulces?

In March, in Canas Dulces, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature is 33.8°C (92.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in March is estimated at 42.9°C (109.2°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Canas Dulces?

In March, the average relative humidity in Canas Dulces, Costa Rica, is 63%.

How many days does it rain in March in Canas Dulces?

In Canas Dulces, in March, during 3.1 rainfall days, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Canas Dulces?

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 3.1 days and typically collects 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Canas Dulces?

In Canas Dulces, Costa Rica, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Canas Dulces have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Canas Dulces?

Months with the highest UV index in Canas Dulces are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Canas Dulces?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average temperature in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in March: 33.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

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Average pressure in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average pressure in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in March: 19.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (21.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (6.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average humidity in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in March: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62%).

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Average rainfall in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in March: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (274mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (27.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and October (Average sunshine: 7.6).

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Average sunshine days in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in March: 28.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (28.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average UV index in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in March: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in March
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average visibility in March - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are September and October (8km).

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