March weather forecast and climate
New Kingston, Jamaica

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in New Kingston, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 21.7°C (71.1°F) and max 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

In New Kingston, Jamaica, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). In March, in New Kingston, the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is appraised at a tropical 31.1°C (88°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like wind, 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 particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The least humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 25.4 days. Throughout March, 59mm (2.32") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 310.9 rainfall days, and 1286mm (50.63") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in New Kingston is 27.1°C (80.8°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

The average length of the day in New Kingston, Jamaica, is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in New Kingston is 8.6h.

UV index

January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in New Kingston?

In New Kingston, in March, the average high-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in March is appraised at 31.1°C (88°F).

What is the least humid month in New Kingston?

The least humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in March in New Kingston?

In New Kingston, Jamaica, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How much does it rain in New Kingston in March?

In New Kingston, in March, it is raining for 25.4 days, with typically 59mm (2.32") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in New Kingston?

In March, the average sea temperature in New Kingston, Jamaica, is 27.1°C (80.8°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 New Kingston have in March?

In New Kingston, Jamaica, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in March in New Kingston?

In March, the average sunshine in New Kingston, Jamaica, is 8.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston?

Months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston are January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in March in New Kingston is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average temperature in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.6°C).

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Average pressure in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average pressure in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average wind speed in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (12.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (8.6km/h).

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Average humidity in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average humidity in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (78%).

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Average rainfall in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average rainfall in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in March: 59mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (44mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in March: 25.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (22.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in March: 27.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.6h

Months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average sunshine days in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sunshine days in March: 2.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (3.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average UV index in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in March: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average cloud cover in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average cloud cover in March: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average visibility in March - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

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