March weather forecast
San Salvador, El Salvador

The sunlit San Salvador city in El Salvador set on the beautiful slopes of the mountain
The sunlit San Salvador city in El Salvador set on the beautiful slopes of the mountain

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in San Salvador, El Salvador, with an average temperature fluctuating between 32.6°C (90.7°F) and 21.1°C (70°F).

Temperature

March is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.1°C (70°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is evaluated at a very hot 39.2°C (102.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by 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. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 62%, March is the least humid month in San Salvador.

Rainfall

In San Salvador, it is raining for 6.1 days, with typically 5mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 187 rainfall days, and 1106mm (43.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In San Salvador, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 4min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:08 CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in San Salvador is 10.5h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in San Salvador, El Salvador, are February through April and July, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in San Salvador?

With an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.1°C (70°F), March is the warmest month in San Salvador, El Salvador.

What is the temperature in March in San Salvador?

In San Salvador, El Salvador, in March, the average high-temperature is 32.6°C (90.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.1°C (70°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 39.2°C (102.6°F).

What is the least humid month in San Salvador?

March is the least humid month in San Salvador, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

What is the average humidity in March in San Salvador?

In March, the average relative humidity in San Salvador, El Salvador, is 62%.

How many days does it rain in March in San Salvador?

In March, the rain falls for 6.1 days. Throughout March, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does San Salvador have in March?

In March, the average day length in San Salvador, El Salvador, is 12h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in San Salvador?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:05. On the last day of the month, in San Salvador, El Salvador, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:08 CST.

How long on average sun shines in March in San Salvador?

In March, the average sunshine duration in San Salvador is 10.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in San Salvador?

February through April and July, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in San Salvador.

What is the UV index reading in March in San Salvador?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in San Salvador is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average temperature in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average high temperature in March: 32.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°C).

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Average pressure in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average pressure in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average pressure in March: 1012.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.5mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and October (1011.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average wind speed in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (4.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average humidity in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average humidity in March: 62%

The months with the highest relative humidity are September and October (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (62%).

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Average rainfall in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average rainfall in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average rainfall in March: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (234mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average rainfall days in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.9 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 20min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 10h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average sunshine days in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average sunshine days in March: 23.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (28.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (3.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average UV index in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average UV index in March: 7

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average cloud cover in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average cloud cover in March: 18

The months with the most cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in March
San Salvador, El Salvador

Average visibility in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are September and October (8km).

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