March weather forecast and climate
Mahé, Seychelles

A view from mount Copolia, of the scenic islands of Victoria and Eden, in Mahé, Seychelles, surrounded by clear water
A view from mount Copolia, of the scenic islands of Victoria and Eden, in Mahé, Seychelles, surrounded by clear water
The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Mahé, Seychelles, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.8°C (82°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still warm 28.8°C (83.8°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is appraised at 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. 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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

In Mahé, Seychelles, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

Rainfall

In Mahé, in March, during 20.7 rainfall days, 110mm (4.33") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Mahé, during the entire year, the rain falls for 241.9 days and collects up to 1432mm (56.38") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Mahé, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the 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. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Mahé?

In Mahé, in March, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Mahé?

In Mahé, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Mahé in March?

In Mahé, Seychelles, in March, it is raining for 20.7 days, with typically 110mm (4.33") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Mahé?

In March, the average sea temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Mahé?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Mahé have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Mahé is 7.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Mahé?

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 Mahé?

Months with the lowest UV index in Mahé, Seychelles, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in March in Mahé?

In Mahé, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (28.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (25.7°C).

Average pressure in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.4mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average wind speed in March: 14.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (28.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (12.8km/h).

Average humidity in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average rainfall in March: 110mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (220mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (50mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average rainfall days in March: 20.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (17.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with the shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average sunshine days in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average sunshine days in March: 6.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (10.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (3 days).

Average UV index in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • 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).

Average cloud cover in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average cloud cover in March: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 41).

Average visibility in March - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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