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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Panama City, Panama

An aerial panoramic shot of the Panama City in Panama, with its beautiful waterfront, and distant mountains and islands
An aerial panoramic shot of the Panama City in Panama, with its beautiful waterfront, and distant mountains and islands
March, the first month of the spring, in Panama City, is still a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 18.4°C (65.1°F) and max 34.8°C (94.6°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 1.4 rainfall days, with 13.1mm (0.5") of accumulated rainfall, make March the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Panama City, Panama, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still hot 34.8°C (94.6°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Rainfall

In Panama City, Panama, during March, the rain falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.1mm (0.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Panama City, Panama, there are 131 rainfall days, and 1907.2mm (75.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Panama City, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Panama City are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Panama City?

In Panama City, Panama, in March, the average high-temperature is 34.8°C (94.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Panama City?

In Panama City, in March, it is raining for 1.4 days, with typically 13.1mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Panama City?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Panama City.

What is the water temperature in March in Panama City?

In Panama City, Panama, in March, the average water temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Panama City?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Panama City have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Panama City, Panama, is 5.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Panama City?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Panama City.

How high is the UV index in March in Panama City?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Panama City is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Panama City, Panama
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (35.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (32.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 18.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (21.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and March (18.4°C).

Average rainfall in March - Panama City, Panama
  • Average rainfall in March: 13.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (330.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (10.1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Panama City, Panama
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Panama City, Panama
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (28.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26.3°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Panama City, Panama
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

Average UV index in March - Panama City, Panama
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).