Noumea
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Noumea, New Caledonia

A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
March, the first month of the autumn, in Noumea, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.8°C (73°F) and 28.5°C (83.3°F).

Temperature

In Noumea, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still moderately hot 28.5°C (83.3°F). In Noumea, the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F).

Rainfall

March is the month with the most rainfall in Noumea. Rain falls for 17.1 days and accumulates 134.6mm (5.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Noumea, in March, the average water temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°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

In Noumea, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 6.5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Noumea?

In March, the average high-temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Noumea?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, during March, the rain falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 134.6mm (5.3") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Noumea?

The month with the most rainfall in Noumea, New Caledonia, is March when the rain falls for 17.1 days and typically aggregates up to 134.6mm (5.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Noumea?

In Noumea, in March, the average water temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°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 many hours of daylight does Noumea have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Noumea?

In March, the average sunshine in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 6.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Noumea?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in March in Noumea?

In Noumea, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.3°C).

Average rainfall in March - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in March: 134.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (134.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (39.2mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (9.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (22.8°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in March - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 5).