Blantyre
Malawi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Blantyre, Malawi

March, the first month of the autumn, in Blantyre, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 19.3°C (66.7°F) and 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

In Blantyre, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). In March, in Blantyre, Malawi, the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is calculated to a tropical 31.3°C (88.3°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Blantyre is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, in Blantyre, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout March, 152mm (6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Blantyre, there are 83 rainfall days, and 896.6mm (35.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Blantyre is 7h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Blantyre. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in March in Blantyre?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Blantyre, is 27.8°C (82°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in March is calculated to 31.3°C (88.3°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Blantyre?

In March, the average relative humidity in Blantyre, Malawi, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Blantyre in March?

In Blantyre, Malawi, during March, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 152mm (6") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Blantyre?

In March, the average length of the day in Blantyre is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Blantyre have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Blantyre, Malawi, is 7h.

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

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Blantyre, Malawi.

What is the UV index reading in March in Blantyre?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Blantyre, Malawi, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (23.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.3°C).

Average humidity in March - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in March - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in March: 152mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (198mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (1.2mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.4).

Average UV index in March - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 7).