Colva
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Colva, India

The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is still a hot month in Colva, India, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33.3°C (91.9°F) and an average low of 23.1°C (73.6°F).
An excellent water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 2.2 rainfall days, with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall, makes March a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Colva, India, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still tropical 33.3°C (91.9°F). The average low-temperature, is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a scorching 41.9°C (107.4°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). 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. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

January, March through December are months with rainfall. March is the first month it rains in Colva, India. Throughout March, in the average 2.2 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Colva, there are 151.4 rainfall days, and 1319mm (51.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January through March, July through September and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest 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

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

Sunshine

In Colva, the average sunshine in March 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. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Colva?

In Colva, in March, the average high-temperature is 33.3°C (91.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is evaluated at 41.9°C (107.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Colva?

The average relative humidity in March in Colva, India, is 64%.

When does it start raining in Colva?

March is the first month it rains. Throughout March, in the average 2.2 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Colva?

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

How warm is the water in March in Colva?

In March, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Colva have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Colva?

In Colva, the average sunshine in March is 9.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Colva?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Colva?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Colva, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 33.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°C).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (57%).

Average rainfall in March - Colva, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (351mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Colva, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (0.5 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30°C).
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 - Colva, India
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.9h

Months with most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average UV index in March - Colva, 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).