Manila
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Long-term weather forecast
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March weather forecast and climate
Manila, Philippines

March, the first month of the spring, in Manila, is a tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 31.2°C (88.2°F) and min 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Temperature

In Manila, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a hot 31.2°C (88.2°F). In March, in Manila, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is appraised at a torrid 38.8°C (101.8°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In Manila, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In March, in Manila, Philippines, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout March, 16mm (0.63") of precipitation is accumulated. In Manila, during the entire year, the rain falls for 185 days and collects up to 830mm (32.68") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Manila, the average seawater temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°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 Manila, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Manila is 9.7h.

UV index

February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Manila, Philippines. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Manila?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Manila, Philippines, is 31.2°C (88.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in March is calculated to 38.8°C (101.8°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Manila?

The average relative humidity in March in Manila is 72%.

How many days does it rain in March in Manila?

In March, in Manila, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout March, 16mm (0.63") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Manila?

In March, the average sea temperature in Manila is 27.3°C (81.1°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in March in Manila?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Manila have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Manila is 9.7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Manila, Philippines, are February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in March in Manila?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Manila is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (33.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.9°C).

Average humidity in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average humidity in March: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

Average rainfall in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average rainfall in March: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (163mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (11mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average sea temperature in March: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average UV index in March - Manila, Philippines
  • Average UV index in March: 7

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 6).