with the vitality of spring, embracing a harmonious blend of sun and rain. The temperature continues to rise, replacing the winter chill with a refreshing warmth. An elevated rainfall pattern signifies the arrival of the wet season, turning the barren winter landscape into blooming greenery. In March, rainfall goes from a scarce 21mm (0.83") to a more substantial 47mm (1.85"). Still, the city experiences plenty of sunshine, making it an ideal period for outdoor festivals and gatherings.
As Guwahati welcomes March, the average high-temperature displays a subtle shift, adjusting from 26°C (78.8°F) in February
to a still warm 29.9°C (85.8°F). A steep decline to a moderate 15.7°C (60.3°F) characterizes the March nights.
The heat index value during March is computed to be a tropical 32°C (89.6°F). If activity and exposure persist, they could induce fatigue, leading to possible heat cramps.
The heat index's values are generally associated with conditions in shade and light breezes. Direct sunlight exposure may result in a rise of the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'felt air temperature', marries air temperature and humidity to produce a value illustrating perceived warmth. Factors including metabolic differences, physical activity, and clothing are additional elements that influence the individual's temperature experience. Awareness of direct sun exposure is crucial as it has the potential to heighten the weather's effects, pushing up the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are essentially critical for children. Children often do not understand the need to rest and hydrate. Thirst is a late manifestation of dehydration - therefore, it is essential to stay hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
With an average relative humidity of 57%, March is the least humid month in Guwahati.
In March, the rain falls for 5.2 days. Throughout March, 47mm (1.85") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Guwahati, there are 111.3 rainfall days, and 1722mm (67.8") of precipitation is accumulated.
In Guwahati, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 5:24 pm. On the last day of March, in Guwahati, sunrise is at 5:14 am and sunset at 5:39 pm IST.
The average sunshine in March is 7.1h.