March weather forecast
Baucau, East Timor

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Weather in March

As Baucau transitions from February to March, the months seem almost identical in terms of rainfall patterns. Temperatures drop negligibly, yet remain in the upper range typical of Baucau's tropical climate. The amount of sunshine stays relatively the same as the previous month and showers are still frequent but show a noticeable decrease. UV levels retain their intensity from the previous months, necessitating suitable protection for those who venture out under the scorching sun. The consistent irritations of high humidity gradually subside.

Temperature

The transition from February to March in Baucau sees an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 28.2°C (82.8°F), indicating a minor variance from the prior month. Baucau cools down to an average low-temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F) throughout the month of March.

Heat index

March's average heat index is estimated at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Greater safety measures are needed, risk of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is high. Continuous activity might trigger heatstroke.
Always consider that heat index estimations are for light winds and places in the shade. Being under direct sunlight might amplify the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'apparent temperature', melds the effects of warmth and moisture to generate a feeling of heat. An individual's perception of weather can be swayed by a variety of elements including metabolic differences, pregnancy status, and their level of physical exertion. With direct sunlight, be aware that it might enhance the heat sensation, raising the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical for babies and toddlers. Children commonly overlook the importance of rest and fluid replenishment. Thirst, being a delayed sign of dehydration, emphasizes the need to keep hydration up, especially during lengthy physical activities.

Humidity

In Baucau, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

Rainfall

In Baucau, during March, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 152mm (5.98") of precipitation. In Baucau, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 1178mm (46.38") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in Baucau is 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: Water temperatures ranging between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are regarded as very warm, making swimming, diving, and similar water activities pleasurable for extended periods.

Daylight

In Baucau, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 9min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 18:54. On the last day of March, in Baucau, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 18:39 +09.

Sunshine

In Baucau, the average sunshine in March is 6.9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A maximum high daily UV index of 12 during March translates into the following directions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Avoid direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a period when UV radiation is most intense, and remember that not all shade structures provide full protection. Experience reduced UV exposure by about half when donning a wide-brim hat. Apply generously and frequently reapply a sunscreen with SPF 30 or more even on cloudy days, particularly after a swim or outdoor exercise. Notice! The reflection of water and sand increases the UV radiation significantly.

Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Baucau during March?

In Baucau, in March, the average high-temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Baucau?

In Baucau, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How much does it rain in Baucau in March?

In Baucau, East Timor, during March, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 152mm (5.98") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Baucau?

In Baucau, East Timor, in March, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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 Baucau have in March?

In March, the average day length in Baucau is 12h and 9min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Baucau?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 18:54. On the last day of the month, in Baucau, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 18:39 +09.

How many hours of sunshine does Baucau have in March?

In Baucau, East Timor, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Baucau?

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Baucau, East Timor.

How high is the UV index in March in Baucau?

In Baucau, East Timor, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average temperature in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 20.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (17.8°C).

Average humidity in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average humidity in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (55%).

Average rainfall in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average rainfall in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average rainfall in March: 152.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (220.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (4.8mm).

Average rainfall days in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average rainfall days in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average sea temperature in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are November and December (30°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 5min

The months with the most sunshine are October and November (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

Average UV index in March
Baucau, East Timor

Average UV index in March - Baucau, East Timor
  • Average UV index in March: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).

Baucau, East Timor

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