March weather forecast and climate
Essaouira, Morocco

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also an enjoyable month in Essaouira, Morocco, with temperature in the range of an average high of 18.7°C (65.7°F) and an average low of 12.8°C (55°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still enjoyable 18.7°C (65.7°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 12.8°C (55°F).

Humidity

In Essaouira, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Essaouira, in March, during 7.9 rainfall days, 39.5mm (1.56") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Essaouira, during the entire year, the rain falls for 59.2 days and collects up to 340.6mm (13.41") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Essaouira, the average water temperature is 17.3°C (63.1°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.3°C (63.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Essaouira, Morocco, is 12h.

Sunshine

In Essaouira, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Essaouira, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Essaouira?

The average relative humidity in March in Essaouira, Morocco, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Essaouira in March?

In Essaouira, in March, during 7.9 rainfall days, 39.5mm (1.56") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in March in Essaouira?

In March, the average sea temperature in Essaouira, Morocco, is 17.3°C (63.1°F). For most, swimming in 17.3°C (63.1°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).

What is the average length of the day in March in Essaouira?

In March, the average length of the day in Essaouira, Morocco, is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Essaouira?

The average sunshine in March in Essaouira is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Essaouira?

In Essaouira, Morocco, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average temperature in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in March: 18.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.2°C).

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Average humidity in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average humidity in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in March: 39.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (72.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall days in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average sea temperature in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average sea temperature in March: 17.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (21.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.2°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average UV index in March
Essaouira, Morocco

Average UV index in March - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average UV index in March: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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