Nouakchott
Mauritania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Nouakchott, Mauritania

A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with average temperature varying between 31.6°C (88.9°F) and 16.3°C (61.3°F).

Temperature

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a still hot 31.6°C (88.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Nouakchott, is 16.3°C (61.3°F).

Rainfall

March is the last month it rains. Throughout March, Nouakchott collects 1mm (0") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Nouakchott, 94mm (3.7") of rain is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Nouakchott, Mauritania, are February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F). Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

March through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Nouakchott are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Nouakchott?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Nouakchott, is 31.6°C (88.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F).

What is the last month it rains in Nouakchott?

March is the last month it rains in Nouakchott, Mauritania. Throughout March, Nouakchott collects 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Nouakchott?

February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater. Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How cold is the water in March in Nouakchott?

In March, the average sea temperature in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is 19°C (66.2°F). For most, swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Nouakchott have in March?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Nouakchott?

March through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

How many hours of sunshine does Nouakchott have in March?

In Nouakchott, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Nouakchott?

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in March in Nouakchott?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Nouakchott is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 16.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.7°C).

Average rainfall in March - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall in March: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (36mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April, May, June, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average sea temperature in March: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (19°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in March - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • 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 7).