March weather forecast and climate
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in El Vigía, Costa Rica, with temperature in the range of an average high of 34.3°C (93.7°F) and an average low of 22.4°C (72.3°F).

Temperature

In El Vigía, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still tropical 34.3°C (93.7°F). The average low-temperature, in El Vigía, is 22.4°C (72.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a blistering 43.5°C (110.3°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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

March is the least humid month in El Vigía, with an average relative humidity of 61%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in El Vigía, Costa Rica, are February and March Rain falls for 5.2 days and accumulates 5mm (0.2") of rain.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in El Vigía, Costa Rica, is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in El Vigía is March, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in El Vigía?

In March, the average high-temperature is 34.3°C (93.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 43.5°C (110.3°F).

What is the least humid month in El Vigía?

March is the least humid month in El Vigía, Costa Rica, with an average relative humidity of 61%.

What is the average humidity in March in El Vigía?

In El Vigía, Costa Rica, the average relative humidity in March is 61%.

How much does it rain in El Vigía in March?

In El Vigía, during March, the rain falls for 5.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in El Vigía?

February and March are months with the least rain in El Vigía when the rain falls for 5.2 days and typically aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of rain.

What is the average length of the day in March in El Vigía?

In March, the average length of the day in El Vigía, Costa Rica, is 12.1h.

What month has the most sunshine in El Vigía?

March has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does El Vigía have in March?

The average sunshine in March in El Vigía is 9.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in El Vigía?

January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in El Vigía, Costa Rica.

What is the UV index intensity in March in El Vigía?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in El Vigía, Costa Rica, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average temperature in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°C).

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Average pressure in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average pressure in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May, October and November (1010.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in March: 13.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.3km/h).

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Average humidity in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average humidity in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in March: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (61%).

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Average rainfall in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in March: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (427mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - El Vigía, 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: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in March: 25.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average UV index in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in March: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in March
El Vigía, Costa Rica

Average visibility in March - El Vigía, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is October (7km).

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