March weather forecast
Maitama, Nigeria

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a torrid month in Maitama, Nigeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.1°C (75.4°F) and 38.8°C (101.8°F).

Temperature

March is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 38.8°C (101.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a burning hot 45.3°C (113.5°F). Be wary: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like wind, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 40%.

Rainfall

In Maitama, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 16mm (0.63") of accumulated precipitation. In Maitama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167.7 days and collects up to 874mm (34.41") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Maitama, Nigeria, is 9.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February and March, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Maitama?

The warmest month in Maitama is March, with an average high-temperature of 38.8°C (101.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F).

What is the temperature in March in Maitama?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Maitama, Nigeria, is 38.8°C (101.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 45.3°C (113.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Maitama?

In March, the average relative humidity in Maitama is 40%.

How many days does it rain in March in Maitama?

In Maitama, Nigeria, in March, during 6.5 rainfall days, 16mm (0.63") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Maitama have in March?

In Maitama, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Maitama have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Maitama is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Maitama?

Months with the highest UV index in Maitama, Nigeria, are February and March, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

How high is the UV index in March in Maitama?

In Maitama, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average temperature in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (38.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°C).

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Average pressure in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average pressure in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in March: 1008.5mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1012.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1008.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average wind speed in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (4.4km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average humidity in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in March: 40%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (24%).

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Average rainfall in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average rainfall in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in March: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (228mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0.2 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.8h

Months with the most sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in March: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (30.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average UV index in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in March: 8

Months with the highest UV index are February and March (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in March: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 65).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 3).

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Average visibility in March
Maitama, Nigeria

Average visibility in March - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are August and September (7km).

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