March weather forecast and climate
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and an average low of 26.9°C (80.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still moderately hot 27.6°C (81.7°F). In Port Mathurin, in March, the average low-temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 30.9°C (87.6°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, clothing, pregnancy), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Port Mathurin is March when the rain falls for 21.9 days and typically aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is March, with an average sea temperature of 28.2°C (82.8°F).
Note: 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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Port Mathurin?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, is 27.6°C (81.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in March is estimated at 30.9°C (87.6°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Port Mathurin?

In Port Mathurin, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

What is the wettest month in Port Mathurin?

The month with the most rainfall in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, is March when the rain falls for 21.9 days and typically aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in March in Port Mathurin?

In Port Mathurin, Mauritius, in March, during 21.9 rainfall days, 140mm (5.51") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Port Mathurin?

March is the month with the warmest seawater in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, with an average sea temperature of 28.2°C (82.8°F).

How warm is the water in March in Port Mathurin?

In March, the average sea temperature in Port Mathurin is 28.2°C (82.8°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 Port Mathurin?

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

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

In Port Mathurin, the average sunshine in March is 8.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Port Mathurin?

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in March in Port Mathurin?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Port Mathurin is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average temperature in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22.1°C).

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Average pressure in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average pressure in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average pressure in March: 1012.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1020.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average wind speed in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in March: 26.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (33.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (24km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average humidity in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average rainfall in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in March: 140mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (140mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (13mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average sea temperature in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in March: 4.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (9.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average UV index in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in March: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in March
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average visibility in March - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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