Weather in March
signifies the gradual retreat of the summer rainy season. Although the country still experiences some rainfall, the frequency and intensity of the showers start to decrease. Across the country, temperatures typically range from 18°C to 31°C.
In the capital city of Windhoek, temperatures in March are slightly cooler compared to the preceding months, averaging between 16°C and 29°C. Rainfall continues to decrease, with an average precipitation of approximately 65mm, marking a shift towards the forthcoming drier months. The occurrence of afternoon thunderstorms becomes less frequent, but when they do occur, they can still be quite intense.
The coastal cities of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, influenced by the cold Benguela Current, maintain their relatively cooler climate. March temperatures in these areas typically range from 17°C to 25°C. The coastal fog persists, particularly during mornings, providing a refreshing coolness amidst the warmer summer weather.
Compared to February
, March signals a gradual transition in Namibia's weather. Temperatures start to decrease slightly, and the amount of rainfall begins to lessen. As Namibia moves into April
, the final traces of the rainy season dissipate, paving the way for the dry, cooler months that define Namibia's winter season.
- Windhoek - March »
March is the most humid month in Windhoek, with an average relative humidity of 51%. In Windhoek in March, during 15 rainfall days, 54mm of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Swakopmund - March »
Rainfall remains scarce, and wind speeds gradually increase compared to February, making March a windy month in Swakopmund. In Swakopmund in March, the average water temperature is 18.6°C.
- Walvis Bay - March »
The months with the highest humidity in Walvis Bay are January and March, with an average relative humidity of 81%. Walvis Bay's warmest season falls during January and March, averaging a high-temperature of 20.4°C.
- Oshakati - March »
The most humid month in Oshakati is March, with an average relative humidity of 55%. Turning the corner to March, the overall weather exhibited in Oshakati, Namibia undergoes a gentler transition toward less precipitation and more moderate temperatures.
- Rundu - March »
In Rundu, in March, during 14.3 rainfall days, 39mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Rundu, in March, during 14.3 rainfall days, 39mm of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Otjiwarongo - March »
The arrival of March in Otjiwarongo records an average high-temperature of a warm 29°C, closely related to the 30°C observed in February. Compared to daytime temperatures, Otjiwarongo's temperature drops significantly, averaging an enjoyable 16°C during the nights of March.
- Luderitz - March »
The month with the most rainfall in Luderitz is March, when the rain falls for 3.3 days and typically aggregates up to 7mm of precipitation. In Luderitz, in March, the average water temperature is 16.6°C.
- Tsumeb - March »
The most humid month in Tsumeb is March, with an average relative humidity of 62%. With an average relative humidity of 62%, March is the most humid month in Tsumeb, Namibia.
- Katima Mulilo - March »
March's advent in Katima Mulilo presents an average high-temperature of a warm 29.8°C, indicating a slight variation from the conditions of the previous month. In Katima Mulilo the average relative humidity in March is 70%.
- Gobabis - March »
In Gobabis, during March, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 32mm of precipitation. In Gobabis, during March, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 32mm of precipitation.
- Keetmanshoop - March »
In Keetmanshoop, in March, during 6.6 rainfall days, 15mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. Keetmanshoop, Namibia, indicates an average high-temperature of a still hot 32.3°C in March, showing minor variation from February's 33.6°C.