March weather forecast
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a tropical month in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.1°C (73.6°F) and 31.1°C (88°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a hot 31.1°C (88°F). In Kota Bharu, the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Bharu, during 6 rainfall days, 90mm (3.54") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 2599mm (102.32") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 5min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 7:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 7:20 pm +08.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 8.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. 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 Kota Bharu?

In March, the average high-temperature is 31.1°C (88°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Kota Bharu?

In March, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout March, 90mm (3.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in March in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, the average seawater temperature in March is 28.3°C (82.9°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 Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, the average day length in March is 12h and 5min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Kota Bharu?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 7:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 7:20 pm +08.

How long on average sun shines in March in Kota Bharu?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 8.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Kota Bharu?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average temperature in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average rainfall in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 90mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (656.1mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (50.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average rainfall days in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20 days).
The months with the least rainy days are February and April (5 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average sea temperature in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average UV index in March
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average UV index in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

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

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