March weather forecast
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27.5°C (81.5°F) and an average high of 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

March is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 27.5°C (81.5°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 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 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 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 (wind, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 particularly important for children. 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

March is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Cantagalo, it is raining for 24.4 days, with typically 119mm (4.69") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 241.7 rainfall days, and 1287mm (50.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Cantagalo, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 7min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 17:48. On the last day of March, in Cantagalo, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 17:40 GMT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 8.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Cantagalo are January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Cantagalo?

March is the warmest month in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, with an average high-temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 27.5°C (81.5°F).

What is the temperature in March in Cantagalo?

In Cantagalo, in March, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F). in March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Cantagalo?

The least humid month in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is March, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in March in Cantagalo?

In March, the average relative humidity in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cantagalo?

In Cantagalo, in March, during 24.4 rainfall days, 119mm (4.69") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Cantagalo have in March?

In March, the average day length is 12h and 7min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Cantagalo?

On the first day of March in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 17:48. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 17:40 GMT.

How many hours of sunshine does Cantagalo have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is 8.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cantagalo?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Cantagalo?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average temperature in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (27.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (23°C).

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Average pressure in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average pressure in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average pressure in March: 1009.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average wind speed in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (10.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average humidity in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August, September and October (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average rainfall in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average rainfall in March: 119mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (224mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average rainfall days in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average rainfall days in March: 24.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (28.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (7.3 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 8min).
The months with the shortest days are February and November (Average daylight: 12h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average sunshine days in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average sunshine days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (16.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (1.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average UV index in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average UV index in March: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average cloud cover in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average cloud cover in March: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 65).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in March
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average visibility in March - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are October and November (9km).

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