Apia
Samoa
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Apia, Samoa

The view of the large Methodist church in the town of Apia, Samoa
The view of the large Methodist church in the town of Apia, Samoa
The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Apia, Samoa, with average temperature varying between 27.3°C (81.1°F) and 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The least humid month in Apia is March, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In March, in Apia, the rain falls for 21 days. Throughout March, 73mm (2.87") of precipitation is accumulated. In Apia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 246.7 days and collects up to 1451mm (57.13") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the warmest seawater in Apia, with an average sea temperature of 29.7°C (85.5°F).
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

In Apia, Samoa, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is March, with an average of 8.7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Apia are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. Months with the lowest UV index in Apia are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Apia?

March and April, with an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F), are warmest months in Apia.

What is the temperature in March in Apia?

In Apia, in March, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Apia?

March is the least humid month in Apia, Samoa, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in March in Apia?

In March, the average relative humidity in Apia is 75%.

How much does it rain in Apia in March?

In Apia, in March, it is raining for 21 days, with typically 73mm (2.87") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Apia?

The month with the warmest seawater in Apia is March, with an average sea temperature of 29.7°C (85.5°F).

What is the water temperature in March in Apia?

In March, the average sea temperature in Apia, Samoa, is 29.7°C (85.5°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 Apia?

In March, the average length of the day in Apia is 12.2h.

What month has the most sunshine in Apia?

With an average of 8.7h of sunshine, March has the most sunshine of the year in Apia, Samoa.

How many hours of sunshine does Apia have in March?

In Apia, the average sunshine in March is 8.7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Apia are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Apia?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in March in Apia?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (26°C).

Average humidity in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (75%).

Average rainfall in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average rainfall in March: 73mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (175mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (57mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (22.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (18.7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27.9°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

Average UV index in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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