March weather forecast and climate
George Town, Malaysia

A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in George Town, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

Warmest months are January through April, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

Rainfall

In March, in George Town, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout March, 140mm (5.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in George Town, there are 196 rainfall days, and 2460mm (96.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average water temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January through March, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in George Town?

Warmest months in George Town are January through April, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the temperature in March in George Town?

In March, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in George Town in March?

In George Town, Malaysia, during March, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.5") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in George Town?

In March, the average sea temperature in George Town, Malaysia, is 29.7°C (85.5°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.

What is the average length of the day in March in George Town?

In March, the average length of the day in George Town, Malaysia, is 12.1h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in George Town?

Months with the most sunshine in George Town, Malaysia, are January through March, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in George Town?

In March, the average sunshine in George Town, Malaysia, is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in George Town?

Months with the highest UV index are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in George Town?

In George Town, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (23°C).

Average rainfall in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 140mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (390mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (70mm).

Average rainfall days in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (28.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).

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