Bamako
Mali
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bamako, Mali

View of a park overlooking the River Niger and the city of Bamako, Mali
View of a park overlooking the River Niger and the city of Bamako, Mali
The first month of the spring, March, is also a sweltering month in Bamako, Mali, with average temperature ranging between max 38.5°C (101.3°F) and min 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

In Bamako, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still torrid 38.5°C (101.3°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Humidity

In Bamako, the average relative humidity is 22%.

Rainfall

In Bamako, during March, the rain falls for 0.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.1mm (0.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 73.7 rainfall days, and 991.3mm (39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Bamako, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in March in Bamako?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 38.5°C (101.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Bamako?

The average relative humidity in March in Bamako, Mali, is 22%.

How many days does it rain in March in Bamako?

In March, in Bamako, the rain falls for 0.6 days. Throughout March, 2.1mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Bamako?

The average sunshine in March is 8.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Bamako?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Bamako, Mali.

What is the UV index reading in March in Bamako?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Bamako is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Bamako, Mali
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (39.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (31.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (16.8°C).

Average humidity in March - Bamako, Mali
  • Average humidity in March: 22%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (20%).

Average rainfall in March - Bamako, Mali
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (290.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.5mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Bamako, Mali
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0.1 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bamako, Mali
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.6h

Months with most sunshine are February and November (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in March - Bamako, Mali
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).