March weather forecast and climate
Virugambakkam, India

The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is a hot month in Virugambakkam, India, with average temperature ranging between max 32.4°C (90.3°F) and min 24.6°C (76.3°F).

Temperature

In Virugambakkam, India, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a tropical 32.4°C (90.3°F). In March, in Virugambakkam, the average low-temperature is 24.6°C (76.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a blistering 41.2°C (106.2°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', 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 differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, 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 particularly important for children. 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. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. 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 Virugambakkam is 69%.

Rainfall

In Virugambakkam, in March, it is raining for 3.8 days, with typically 10mm (0.39") of accumulated precipitation. In Virugambakkam, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 825mm (32.48") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Virugambakkam is 9.7h.

UV index

In Virugambakkam, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Virugambakkam?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Virugambakkam, India, is 32.4°C (90.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.6°C (76.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in March is calculated to 41.2°C (106.2°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Virugambakkam?

In March, the average relative humidity is 69%.

How many days does it rain in March in Virugambakkam?

In Virugambakkam, India, during March, the rain falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 10mm (0.39") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Virugambakkam have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Virugambakkam?

In Virugambakkam, the average sunshine in March is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Virugambakkam?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Virugambakkam is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 32.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (36.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°C).

Average pressure in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average pressure in March: 1011mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1004.2mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average wind speed in March: 13.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (17.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (11.6km/h).

Average humidity in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average humidity in March: 69%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (58%).

Average rainfall in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (191mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6.2).

Average sunshine days in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average sunshine days in March: 25.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (3.5 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in March - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average cloud cover in March: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 13).

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

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