Fort-de-France Bay
Martinique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique

Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.5°C (83.3°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still warm 28.5°C (83.3°F). In Fort-de-France Bay, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 12.8 days and typically collects 74.3mm (2.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
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

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

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are March and August, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Fort-de-France Bay?

In March, in Fort-de-France Bay, the average high-temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Fort-de-France Bay in March?

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, in March, during 12.8 rainfall days, 74.3mm (2.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Fort-de-France Bay?

The month with the least rainfall in Fort-de-France Bay is March when the rain falls for 12.8 days and typically collects 74.3mm (2.9") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Fort-de-France Bay?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Fort-de-France Bay?

In March, the average sea temperature in Fort-de-France Bay is 26°C (78.8°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Fort-de-France Bay have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, is 12.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Fort-de-France Bay?

Months with the most sunshine are March and August, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort-de-France Bay have in March?

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, the average sunshine in March is 7.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Fort-de-France Bay?

Months with the highest UV index in Fort-de-France Bay are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Fort-de-France Bay?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, August and September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.7°C).

Average rainfall in March - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall in March: 74.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (265.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (74.3mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

Months with most sunshine are March and August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average UV index in March - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).