March weather forecast
Libreville, Gabon

Tarmac road beside sandy beaches leading into the Libreville city in Gabon
Tarmac road beside sandy beaches leading into the Libreville city in Gabon

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Libreville, is a hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 25.3°C (77.5°F) and 30.1°C (86.2°F).

Temperature

March is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is estimated at a very hot 38°C (100.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy), 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, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

January through March and August, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the least humid months in Libreville.

Rainfall

In Libreville, Gabon, during March, the rain falls for 29.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 154mm (6.06") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Libreville, there are 274.1 rainfall days, and 1477mm (58.15") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Libreville is March, with an average sea temperature of 29.3°C (84.7°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Libreville, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 7min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:37. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:29 WAT.

Sunshine

In Libreville, the average sunshine in March is 8.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Libreville are January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Libreville?

With an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F), March is the warmest month in Libreville, Gabon.

What is the temperature in March in Libreville?

In Libreville, Gabon, in March, the average high-temperature is 30.1°C (86.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in March is estimated at 38°C (100.4°F).

What are the least humid months in Libreville?

January through March and August, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the least humid months in Libreville, Gabon.

What is the average humidity in March in Libreville?

In Libreville, the average relative humidity in March is 81%.

How many days does it rain in March in Libreville?

In March, in Libreville, the rain falls for 29.3 days. Throughout March, 154mm (6.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Libreville?

March is the month with the warmest seawater in Libreville, with an average sea temperature of 29.3°C (84.7°F).

How warm is the water in March in Libreville?

In Libreville, Gabon, in March, the average water temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°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 Libreville have in March?

The average day length in March in Libreville, Gabon, is 12h and 7min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Libreville?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:37. On the last day of the month, in Libreville, Gabon, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:29 WAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Libreville have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 8.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Libreville?

January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Libreville.

What is the UV index reading in March in Libreville?

In Libreville, Gabon, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average temperature in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average high temperature in March: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (30.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (22.5°C).

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Average pressure in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average pressure in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average pressure in March: 1010mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1010mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average wind speed in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (13.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (8.2km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average humidity in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March and August (81%).

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Average rainfall in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average rainfall in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average rainfall in March: 154mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (226mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average rainfall days in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average rainfall days in March: 29.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (30 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (8.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average sea temperature in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (24.7°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 9min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average sunshine days in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average sunshine days in March: 0.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (0.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average UV index in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average cloud cover in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in March
Libreville, Gabon

Average visibility in March - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

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