Basseterre
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

A bridge across the lovely waters leading to Basseterre, Saint Kitts, and Nevis, with a distant view of the gorgeous mountain ranges
A bridge across the lovely waters leading to Basseterre, Saint Kitts, and Nevis, with a distant view of the gorgeous mountain ranges
The first month of the spring, March, is still a warm month in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average high of 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, in March, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Basseterre is March when the rain falls for 13 days and typically collects 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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

Months with the least sunshine in Basseterre are January through March, May through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Basseterre?

In Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, in March, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Basseterre in March?

In Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, in March, during 13 rainfall days, 36mm (1.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Basseterre?

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Basseterre?

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Basseterre. 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.

How warm is the water in March in Basseterre?

In Basseterre, in March, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°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 Basseterre have in March?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Basseterre?

January through March, May through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Basseterre.

How many hours of sunshine does Basseterre have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Basseterre?

Months with the highest UV index in Basseterre are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in Basseterre?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Basseterre is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average high temperature in March: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (22°C).

Average rainfall in March - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average rainfall in March: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (139mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (36mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October, November and December (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and June (13 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in March - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).