March weather forecast
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

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Weather in March

March continues the warm trend with high temperatures, although a slightly lower than February at 26.8°C (80.2°F). March is notable for having a significant increase in the number of rainy days reaching 24.2. Surrounded by the natural beauty of New Caledonia, this rainy season sprouts a unique freshness, painting the city in new vibrant greens. Despite the showers, daylight remains fairly high at 12.2 hours allowing plenty of time to explore the city's wonders. The wind remains consistent, providing a pleasant marine breeze.

Temperature

At the start of March, Ponerihouen's average high-temperature reaches a still warm 26.8°C (80.2°F), subtly different from the preceding month. The nights of March in Ponerihouen anticipate a slight dip from daytime high temperatures, settling to an average low-temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Humidity

March and April, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In March, in Ponerihouen, the rain falls for 24.2 days. Throughout March, 110mm (4.33") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ponerihouen, during the entire year, the rain falls for 201.9 days and collects up to 774mm (30.47") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 13min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 17:59 +11.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Ponerihouen is 7.7h.

UV index

January through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Ponerihouen. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 6 during March leads to these instructions:
Apply measures and align with sun safety principles. Safeguarding against skin and eye injury is pivotal. The Sun's UV radiation is at its strongest between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Minimize direct exposure to the sun during this period. Arm yourself against UV rays' harm with protective apparel and UV-filtering shades.
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Frequently asked questions

What are March temperatures in Ponerihouen?

The high-temperature, in March, in Ponerihouen, records 26.8°C (80.2°F), while the low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to be 30°C (86°F).

What is the most humid month in Ponerihouen?

March and April, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Ponerihouen.

What is the average humidity in March in Ponerihouen?

In Ponerihouen, the average relative humidity in March is 81%.

How much does it rain in Ponerihouen in March?

In Ponerihouen, New Caledonia, in March, it is raining for 24.2 days, with typically 110mm (4.33") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Ponerihouen have in March?

In March, the average day length in Ponerihouen is 12h and 13min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Ponerihouen?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 17:59 +11.

How many hours of sunshine does Ponerihouen have in March?

In Ponerihouen, New Caledonia, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.7h.

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

January through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in March in Ponerihouen?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Ponerihouen, New Caledonia, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average temperature in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in March: 26.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (24.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (18.2°C).

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Average pressure in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average pressure in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.3mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1016.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1007.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average wind speed in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.6km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and November (16.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (13.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average humidity in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average rainfall in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in March: 110mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (121mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average rainfall days in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 24.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (24.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (9.5 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 4min

The months with the most sunshine are February and November (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average sunshine days in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (3.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average UV index in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average cloud cover in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in March
Ponerihouen, New Caledonia

Average visibility in March - Ponerihouen, New Caledonia
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

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