March weather forecast
Apia, Samoa

The large Methodist church in the town of Apia, Samoa
The large Methodist church in the town of Apia, Samoa

Weather in March

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is computed to be 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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, wind). 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.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Apia, during 21 rainfall days, 73mm (2.87") of precipitation is typically 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

The month with the warmest seawater in Apia is March, 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

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:30 +13.

Sunshine

March has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 8.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Apia. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Apia. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Apia?

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

What is the temperature in March in Apia?

In Apia, Samoa, 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). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in March is computed to be 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Apia?

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

What is the average humidity in March in Apia?

The average relative humidity in March in Apia, Samoa, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in March in Apia?

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

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Apia?

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

What is the sea water temperature in March in Apia?

In Apia, in March, the average water temperature 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.

How many hours of daylight does Apia have in March?

The average day length in March in Apia, Samoa, is 12h and 10min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Apia?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of the month, in Apia, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:30 +13.

What month has the most sunshine in Apia?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Apia have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 8.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Apia?

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

What is the month 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 in Apia.

How high is the UV index in March in Apia?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Apia is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Apia, Samoa

Average temperature in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.7°C

The 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).

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Average pressure in March
Apia, Samoa

Average pressure in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average pressure in March: 1009.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Apia, Samoa

Average wind speed in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average wind speed in March: 14.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (14.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Apia, Samoa

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

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

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Average rainfall in March
Apia, Samoa

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 least rainfall) is September (57mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Apia, Samoa

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 least rainy days is September (18.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Apia, Samoa

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27.9°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Apia, Samoa

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 10min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Apia, Samoa

Average sunshine days in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average sunshine days in March: 8.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (10.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (2.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Apia, Samoa

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Apia, Samoa

Average cloud cover in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average cloud cover in March: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in March
Apia, Samoa

Average visibility in March - Apia, Samoa
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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