March weather forecast and climate
Tortuguero, Costa Rica

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Tortuguero, Costa Rica, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall in Tortuguero. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 177mm (7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through April, July, August, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Tortuguero is 12.1h.

Sunshine

February through June, September and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Tortuguero.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Tortuguero. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Tortuguero?

In Tortuguero, Costa Rica, in March, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Tortuguero in March?

In Tortuguero, Costa Rica, in March, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 177mm (7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Tortuguero?

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 177mm (7") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Tortuguero?

January through April, July, August, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Tortuguero?

In Tortuguero, Costa Rica, in March, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Tortuguero have in March?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Tortuguero?

Months with the most sunshine in Tortuguero are February through June, September and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in Tortuguero?

The average sunshine in March in Tortuguero, Costa Rica, is 6h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Tortuguero are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in March in Tortuguero?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in March: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, August, September, October, November and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March, April, May and July (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are November and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in March - Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in March: 177mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (624mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (177mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July, August, September and October (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28°C

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February, March, April, May, June, September and December (Average sunshine: 6h).
Months with least sunshine are January, July, August, October and November (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).

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