March weather forecast
New Delhi, India

The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India
The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India

Weather in March

March, the first month of the pre-monsoon summer in New Delhi, is a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16.8°C (62.2°F) and an average high of 31.3°C (88.3°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a warm 24.7°C (76.5°F) in February to a tropical 31.3°C (88.3°F). In New Delhi, in March, the average low-temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in New Delhi is 37%.

Rainfall

In New Delhi, it is raining for 4.7 days, with typically 16mm (0.63") of accumulated precipitation. In New Delhi, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 74.2 days and collects up to 305mm (12.01") of precipitation.

Daylight

In New Delhi, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 6:20 pm. On the last day of March, in New Delhi, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 6:38 pm IST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in New Delhi, India, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, the average relative humidity in March is 37%.

How many days does it rain in March in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, in March, it is raining for 4.7 days, with typically 16mm (0.63") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in March in New Delhi?

The average day length in March in New Delhi is 12h and 0min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in New Delhi?

On the first day of March in New Delhi, India, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 6:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 6:38 pm IST.

How many hours of sunshine does New Delhi have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in New Delhi is 9.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in New Delhi?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
New Delhi, India

Average temperature in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (42.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 16.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (32°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

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Average pressure in March
New Delhi, India

Average pressure in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (996.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
New Delhi, India

Average wind speed in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (10.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (6.7km/h).

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Average humidity in March
New Delhi, India

Average humidity in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average humidity in March: 37%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (62%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (18%).

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Average rainfall in March
New Delhi, India

Average rainfall in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (86mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
New Delhi, India

Average rainfall days in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.2 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
New Delhi, India

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
New Delhi, India

Average sunshine days in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average sunshine days in March: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (29.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
New Delhi, India

Average UV index in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average UV index in March: 7

The months with the highest UV index are April, May and June (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
New Delhi, India

Average cloud cover in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average cloud cover in March: 11

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in March
New Delhi, India

Average visibility in March - New Delhi, India
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

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