Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Palace building in Santo Domingo, housing the National offices of the President and Vice President of the Dominican Republic
The Palace building in Santo Domingo, housing the National offices of the President and Vice President of the Dominican Republic
March, the first month of the spring, in Santo Domingo, is still a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.2°C (68.4°F) and 29.6°C (85.3°F).

Temperature

In Santo Domingo, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still moderately hot 29.6°C (85.3°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 20.2°C (68.4°F).

Humidity

In Santo Domingo, the average relative humidity is 79.3%.

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 6.3 days and accumulates 53.8mm (2.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Santo Domingo. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 7.4h of sunshine, March has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Santo Domingo?

In Santo Domingo, in March, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Santo Domingo?

In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the average relative humidity in March is 79.3%.

How much does it rain in Santo Domingo in March?

In March, in Santo Domingo, the rain falls for 6.3 days. Throughout March, 53.8mm (2.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Santo Domingo?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Santo Domingo. Rain falls for 6.3 days and accumulates 53.8mm (2.1") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Santo Domingo?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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.

What is the water temperature in March in Santo Domingo?

In Santo Domingo, in March, the average water temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Santo Domingo have in March?

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

What month has the most sunshine in Santo Domingo?

The month with the most sunshine in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is March, with an average of 7.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Santo Domingo have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Santo Domingo is 7.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Santo Domingo?

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in March in Santo Domingo?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Santo Domingo is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.5°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (29.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 20.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.6°C).

Average humidity in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average humidity in March: 79.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (85.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (78.8%).

Average rainfall in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in March: 53.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (187.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (53.8mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (6.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26.3°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.4h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.7).

Average UV index in March - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).