March weather forecast and climate
Calangute, India

March, the first month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Calangute, is still a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.5°C (90.5°F) and 23.6°C (74.5°F).
An excellent water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 1.8 rainfall days, with 2mm (0.08") of accumulated rainfall, makes March a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still tropical 32.5°C (90.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Calangute, is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is estimated at a torrid 39.6°C (103.3°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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

In Calangute, the average relative humidity in March is 64%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 1.8 days. Throughout March, 2mm (0.08") of precipitation is accumulated. In Calangute, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.8 days and collects up to 1612mm (63.46") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Calangute are January through March, July through September and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°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 Calangute, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Calangute is 9.9h.

UV index

January through May, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Calangute. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Calangute?

In March, the average high-temperature is 32.5°C (90.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in March is appraised at 39.6°C (103.3°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Calangute?

In Calangute, India, the average relative humidity in March is 64%.

How many days does it rain in March in Calangute?

In Calangute, India, in March, during 1.8 rainfall days, 2mm (0.08") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Calangute?

Through, September and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the sea water temperature in March in Calangute?

In March, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°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 Calangute?

The average length of the day in March in Calangute is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Calangute?

In March, the average sunshine in Calangute, India, is 9.9h.

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

January through May, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Calangute, India.

What is the UV index reading in March in Calangute?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Calangute, India, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Calangute, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 32.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (33.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.2°C).

Average pressure in March - Calangute, India
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1006.5mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Calangute, India
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (16.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.6km/h).

Average humidity in March - Calangute, India
  • Average humidity in March: 64%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (57%).

Average rainfall in March - Calangute, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (514mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and April (1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Calangute, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.5 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Calangute, India
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, July, August, September and December (28°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Calangute, India
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.9h

Months with the most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in March - Calangute, India
  • Average sunshine days in March: 29.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (2.7 days).

Average UV index in March - Calangute, India
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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

Average cloud cover in March - Calangute, India
  • Average cloud cover in March: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 4).

Average visibility in March - Calangute, India
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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