Port Elizabeth
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

March, the first month of the spring, in Port Elizabeth, is still a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21°C (69.8°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Port Elizabeth, during March, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 104mm (4.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Port Elizabeth, there are 200 rainfall days, and 2447mm (96.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 27.2°C (81°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Port Elizabeth.
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January through May, July, August, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Port Elizabeth?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Port Elizabeth?

In March, in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout March, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Port Elizabeth?

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, with an average sea temperature of 27.2°C (81°F).

What is the water temperature in March in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in March, the average water temperature is 27.2°C (81°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Port Elizabeth have in March?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth?

January through May, July, August, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Elizabeth have in March?

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth?

Months with the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in Port Elizabeth?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Port Elizabeth is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average high temperature in March: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August, September and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (21°C).

Average rainfall in March - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall in March: 104mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (309mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (97mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and September (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (10 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average sea temperature in March: 27.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (27.2°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are June, September and October (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in March - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).