Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Trees along the golden sandy shores of Bijagos Islands in Bissau, Guinea Bissau in West Africa, with ships sailing on the calm waters under clear blue skies
Trees along the golden sandy shores of Bijagos Islands in Bissau, Guinea Bissau in West Africa, with ships sailing on the calm waters under clear blue skies
March, the first month of the spring, in Bissau, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 19.4°C (66.9°F) and 33.9°C (93°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F) and 0.5mm (0") of accumulated rainfall make March the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

March is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 33.9°C (93°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.4°C (66.9°F).

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are January and March with 0.5mm (0") of accumulated rain.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

March and April, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Bissau. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Bissau?

The warmest month in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, is March, with an average high-temperature of 33.9°C (93°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.4°C (66.9°F).

What is the temperature in March in Bissau?

In Bissau, in March, the average high-temperature is 33.9°C (93°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F).

How much does it rain in Bissau in March?

In Bissau, in March, 0.5mm (0") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Bissau?

Months with the least rainfall in Bissau are January and March with 0.5mm (0") of accumulated rain.

What is the water temperature in March in Bissau?

In Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, in March, the average water temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in March in Bissau?

In Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Bissau?

Months with the most sunshine in Bissau are March and April, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Bissau have in March?

In Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Bissau?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Bissau.

How high is the UV index in March in Bissau?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Bissau is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average high temperature in March: 33.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (33.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (29.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.8°C).

Average rainfall in March - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (682.5mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and March (0.5mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and March (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average sea temperature in March: 25.1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are October and November (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (24.8°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).