March weather forecast and climate
Pape'ete, French Polynesia

Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, with average temperature varying between 27.3°C (81.1°F) and 26.2°C (79.2°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is March, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing, 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.

Humidity

January, March and April, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 27.3 days. Throughout March, 221mm (8.7") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 272.6 rainfall days, and 1577mm (62.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: 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

In March, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 8.1h.

UV index

January through May and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Pape'ete. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Pape'ete?

March is the warmest month in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F).

What is the temperature in March in Pape'ete?

In March, the average high-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.2°C (79.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in March is evaluated at 30.2°C (86.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Pape'ete?

January, March and April, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months in Pape'ete, French Polynesia.

What is the average humidity in March in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, in March, during 27.3 rainfall days, 221mm (8.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Pape'ete?

With an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater in Pape'ete.

How warm is the water in March in Pape'ete?

In March, the average sea temperature in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 28.9°C (84°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 Pape'ete have in March?

The average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pape'ete have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 8.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Pape'ete?

Months with the highest UV index are January through May and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Pape
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (27.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August and September (24.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.5°C).

Average pressure in March - Pape
  • Average pressure in March: 1011.9mbar

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

Average wind speed in March - Pape
  • Average wind speed in March: 18.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (25km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (18.3km/h).

Average humidity in March - Pape
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August, October and November (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March and April (78%).

Average rainfall in March - Pape
  • Average rainfall in March: 221mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (246mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (40mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Pape
  • Average rainfall days in March: 27.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (29.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (17.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Pape
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.4°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Pape
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.1h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average sunshine days in March - Pape
  • Average sunshine days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (9.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (0.8 days).

Average UV index in March - Pape
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

Average cloud cover in March - Pape
  • Average cloud cover in March: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 42).

Average visibility in March - Pape
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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