Port Louis
Mauritius
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Port Louis, Mauritius

The city of Port Louis in Mauritius, viewed from above, with a view of the sea and cloudy sky
The city of Port Louis in Mauritius, viewed from above, with a view of the sea and cloudy sky
The first month of the autumn, March, is still a tropical month in Port Louis, Mauritius, with average temperature ranging between max 31.5°C (88.7°F) and min 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January and March, with an average high-temperature of 31.5°C (88.7°F).

Rainfall

In Port Louis, during March, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 83mm (3.3") of precipitation. In Port Louis, Mauritius, during the entire year, the rain falls for 68 days and collects up to 711mm (28") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the warmest seawater in Port Louis, 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.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Port Louis is 12.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Port Louis are March, June through August, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Port Louis 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary 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. 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.

What are the warmest months in Port Louis?

Warmest months in Port Louis, Mauritius, are January and March, with an average high-temperature of 31.5°C (88.7°F).

What is the temperature in March in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, in March, the average high-temperature is 31.5°C (88.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

How much does it rain in Port Louis in March?

In Port Louis, in March, during 8 rainfall days, 83mm (3.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Port Louis?

With an average sea temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater in Port Louis, Mauritius. 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 water temperature in March in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, Mauritius, in March, the average water temperature is 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Port Louis?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Port Louis?

March, June through August, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Port Louis, Mauritius.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Louis have in March?

In Port Louis, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Port Louis?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Port Louis?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Port Louis is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.5°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (24.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19.1°C).

Average rainfall in March - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in March: 83mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (160mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (15mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Port Louis, 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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (23.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Port Louis, 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 October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are March, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in March - Port Louis, 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).