March weather forecast and climate
Herradura, Costa Rica

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a hot month in Herradura, Costa Rica, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.3°C (77.5°F) and an average high of 30.3°C (86.5°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a tropical 30.3°C (86.5°F). In Herradura, the average low-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is calculated to a very hot 35.3°C (95.5°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. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased 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', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, 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 particularly important for children. 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.
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. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout March, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Herradura, there are 236.2 rainfall days, and 1501mm (59.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Herradura are March through August, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: 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 Herradura, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Herradura, Costa Rica, is 9.8h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Herradura. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Herradura. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
[Resources]

FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Herradura?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 30.3°C (86.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in March is evaluated at 35.3°C (95.5°F).

What is the least humid month in Herradura?

Months with the lowest humidity are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in March in Herradura?

In Herradura, Costa Rica, the average relative humidity in March is 68%.

How many days does it rain in March in Herradura?

In March, in Herradura, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout March, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Herradura?

March through August, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Herradura, Costa Rica.

How warm is the water in March in Herradura?

In March, the average sea temperature is 29°C (84.2°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 Herradura have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Herradura?

The average sunshine in March in Herradura, Costa Rica, is 9.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Herradura?

Months with the highest UV index in Herradura, Costa Rica, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

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 Herradura?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Herradura is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average temperature in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in March: 30.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.5°C).

[Resources]

Average pressure in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average pressure in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in March: 1011.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010.6mbar).

[Resources]

Average wind speed in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (7.6km/h).

[Resources]

Average humidity in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average humidity in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in March: 68%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and October (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (68%).

[Resources]

Average rainfall in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in March: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (383mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (11mm).

[Resources]

Average rainfall days in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (26.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.8 days).

[Resources]

Average sea temperature in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average sea temperature in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March, April, May, June, July and August (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, September, October, November and December (28°C).

[Resources]

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

[Resources]

Average sunshine days in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in March: 18.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (4.3 days).

[Resources]

Average UV index in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average UV index in March - Herradura, 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, 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).

[Resources]

Average cloud cover in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in March - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in March: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 13).

[Resources]

Average visibility in March
Herradura, Costa Rica

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May and October (9km).

[Resources]