March weather forecast
Papao, French Polynesia

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Papao, French Polynesia, with an average temperature varying between 26.5°C (79.7°F) and 27.6°C (81.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.5°C (79.7°F), March is the warmest month.

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.

Humidity

In Papao, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

In Papao, during March, the rain falls for 26.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 165mm (6.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Papao, there are 251.6 rainfall days, and 1274mm (50.16") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 11min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:23. On the last day of March, in Papao, French Polynesia, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 18:00 -10.

Sunshine

In Papao, French Polynesia, the average sunshine in March is 8.4h.

UV index

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Papao?

The warmest month in Papao, French Polynesia, is March, with an average high-temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.5°C (79.7°F).

What is the temperature in March in Papao?

In Papao, French Polynesia, in March, the average high-temperature is 27.6°C (81.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in March is calculated to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Papao?

In March, the average relative humidity in Papao is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Papao?

In Papao, during March, the rain falls for 26.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 165mm (6.5") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Papao have in March?

In March, the average day length is 12h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Papao?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:23. On the last day of the month, in Papao, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 18:00 -10.

How long on average sun shines in March in Papao?

The average sunshine duration in March in Papao is 8.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Papao?

The months with the highest UV index are January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Papao?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Papao, French Polynesia, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average temperature in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (27.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (24.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.5°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.9°C).

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Average pressure in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average pressure in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average pressure in March: 1011.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1015.3mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are January and December (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average wind speed in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average wind speed in March: 18.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (24.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (18.1km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average humidity in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average rainfall in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average rainfall in March: 165mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (198mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and September (43mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average rainfall days in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 26.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (27.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (15.5 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 11min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average sunshine days in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 3.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (9.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average UV index in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average cloud cover in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in March
Papao, French Polynesia

Average visibility in March - Papao, French Polynesia
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

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