March weather forecast
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is still a cool month in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, with temperature in the range of an average high of 10.7°C (51.3°F) and an average low of 3.7°C (38.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still cool 10.7°C (51.3°F). In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in March, the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F).

Rainfall

In Port-aux-Français, during 16 rainfall days, 59.4mm (2.34") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, there are 169 rainfall days, and 707.9mm (27.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, March through December are months with snowfall in Port-aux-Français. March is the first month it typically snows in Port-aux-Français. Throughout March, there are 2 snowfall days. Throughout the year, in Port-aux-Français, there are 79 snowfall days.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater in Port-aux-Français are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 5°C (41°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Port-aux-Français, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 19:12. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 18:09 +05.

Sunshine

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average sunshine in March is 4.7h.

UV index

In Port-aux-Français, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Port-aux-Français in March?

In March, in Port-aux-Français, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout March, 59.4mm (2.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Port-aux-Français?

March is the first month it typically snows. Throughout March, there are 2 snowfall days.

When is the sea warmest in Port-aux-Français?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 5°C (41°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

How cold is the water in March in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, the average seawater temperature in March is 5°C (41°F). Swimming in 5°C (41°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in March in Port-aux-Français?

In March, the average day length is 12h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Port-aux-Français?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 19:12. On the last day of the month, in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 18:09 +05.

How long on average sun shines in March in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average sunshine duration in March is 4.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Port-aux-Français?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Port-aux-Français is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average temperature in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average high temperature in March: 10.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (11.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (4.3°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-0.8°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average rainfall in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall in March: 59.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (69mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (45.5mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average rainfall days in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April and December (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (12 days).

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Average snowfall days in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average snowfall days in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is August (13 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is February (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average sea temperature in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average sea temperature in March: 5°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (2°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 26min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average UV index in March
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average UV index in March - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 1).

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