March weather forecast
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

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Weather in March

In terms of climate, March shows a significant and noticeable leap from the cooler winter months. It’s a moment of transition as spring takes over; the city becomes warmer and more vibrant. Despite this surge, March still maintains a pleasant climate without any extremities, with only 21mm (0.83") of rainfall, substantially lower than both January and February. The uptick in warmth, combined with the relatively low rainfall, provides inviting weather conditions for visitors. March, with its mild weather, paints an attractive image of Santa Cruz del Norte.

Temperature

The shift into March reveals an average high-temperature of a still warm 28.2°C (82.8°F), closely mirroring February's climate. Santa Cruz del Norte, during March nights, observes an average temperature of 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 31°C (87.8°F). With unrelenting exposure and activity, one might experience exhaustion, leading to potential heat cramps.
Research indicates the heat index considers values in shaded locales and with light winds. Heat index values may surge by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in the presence of direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'feels like', takes into account both air temperature and humidity to illustrate what people actually feel. Elements such as metabolic variations, pregnancy, and physical exertion can influence one's weather perception. Given direct exposure to sunlight, one might experience a rise in the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are largely significant for babies and toddlers. Young individuals usually face greater risks than adults as their sweat production is less. Also, their larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and the high heat generation due to their activity contributes to their vulnerability.

Humidity

March and April, with an average relative humidity of 70%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Santa Cruz del Norte is March, when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically collects 21mm (0.83") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Santa Cruz del Norte, the average seawater temperature in March is 25.6°C (78.1°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is perceived as agreeably warm, making all water activities enjoyable without the risk of discomfort over lengthy durations.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Santa Cruz del Norte is 12h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:48 and sunset at 18:31 CST. On the last day of March, in Santa Cruz del Norte, sunrise is at 07:20 and sunset at 19:43 CDT.
Note: On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 00:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 01:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily high UV index of 6 in March translates into this advice:
Skirt overexposure. People with light complexions might get scorched in under 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most potent between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to limit direct exposure to the Sun during this period. Wearing a wide-brim hat can block approximately 50% of UV radiation, protecting the eyes. Stay aware! UV radiation is magnified when reflecting off sand and water.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in Santa Cruz del Norte in March?

The high-temperature, in March, in Santa Cruz del Norte, records 28.2°C (82.8°F), while the low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What are the least humid months in Santa Cruz del Norte?

March and April, with an average relative humidity of 70%, are the least humid months in Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba.

What is the average humidity in March in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In March, the average relative humidity in Santa Cruz del Norte is 70%.

What is the driest month in Santa Cruz del Norte?

The month with the least rainfall is March, when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically collects 21mm (0.83") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Santa Cruz del Norte in March?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba, in March, during 11.3 rainfall days, 21mm (0.83") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in March in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, the average seawater temperature in March is 25.6°C (78.1°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 Santa Cruz del Norte have in March?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, the average day length in March is 12h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Santa Cruz del Norte?

On the first day of March in Santa Cruz del Norte, sunrise is at 06:48 and sunset at 18:31 CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:20 and sunset at 19:43 CDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Santa Cruz del Norte?

On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 00:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends on Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 01:00.

How long on average sun shines in March in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba, the average sunshine duration in March is 8.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Santa Cruz del Norte?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Santa Cruz del Norte is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average temperature in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.1°C).

Average pressure in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average pressure in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average pressure in March: 1017.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1013.1mbar).

Average wind speed in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average wind speed in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.5km/h).

Average humidity in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average humidity in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average humidity in March: 70%

The months with the highest relative humidity are September and October (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (70%).

Average rainfall in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average rainfall in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average rainfall in March: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (77mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (21mm).

Average rainfall days in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average rainfall days in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (10.6 days).

Average sea temperature in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average sea temperature in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average sea temperature in March: 25.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (24.9°C).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average sunshine days in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (16.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.8 days).

Average UV index in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average UV index in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average cloud cover in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average cloud cover in March: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).
The months with the least cloud cover are April and July (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in March
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Average visibility in March - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

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