March weather forecast and climate
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
March, the first month of the spring, in San Salvador, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.1°C (70°F) and an average high of 32.6°C (90.7°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 is evaluated at a torrid 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The least humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 6.1 days. Throughout March, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 187 rainfall days, and 1106mm (43.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 10.5h.

UV index

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 estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.

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.

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. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated 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?

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

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

In San Salvador, El Salvador, during March, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

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

In San Salvador, El Salvador, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

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

In March, the average sunshine in San Salvador, El 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, El Salvador.

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

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and October (1011.3mbar).

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).

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

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

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).

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).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.7).

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).

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

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

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

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).

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

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