Grand Baie
Mauritius
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Grand Baie, Mauritius

March, the first month of the autumn, in Grand Baie, is still a tropical month, with average temperature ranging between min 22°C (71.6°F) and max 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

January through March, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Grand Baie, during 17 rainfall days, 191mm (7.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Grand Baie, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177 days and collects up to 1510mm (59.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°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

The average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

Sunshine

March through September, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. 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 are the warmest months in Grand Baie?

Warmest months are January through March, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in March in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, Mauritius, in March, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, Mauritius, in March, during 17 rainfall days, 191mm (7.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Grand Baie?

The month with the warmest seawater in Grand Baie, Mauritius, is March, with an average sea temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°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 warm is the water in March in Grand Baie?

In March, the average sea temperature in Grand Baie, Mauritius, is 28.5°C (83.3°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in March in Grand Baie?

The average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Grand Baie?

March through September, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Grand Baie, Mauritius.

How long on average sun shines in March in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Grand Baie?

Months with the highest UV index in Grand Baie are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in Grand Baie?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Grand Baie, Mauritius, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in March: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July and August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and March (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (16°C).

Average rainfall in March - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in March: 191mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (242mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (50mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in March: 17 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February and March (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and November (12 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (23.4°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in March - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).