March weather forecast
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond
The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, with an average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

February and March are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 43mm (1.69") of rain.

Sea temperature

The months with the coldest seawater are January through April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 3min.
On the first day of March in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, sunrise is at 06:30 and sunset at 18:18. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 18:25 AST.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine in Philipsburg are March, April and August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

March 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 threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. 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 coldest months in Philipsburg?

The coldest months in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in March in Philipsburg?

In March, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

What is the driest month in Philipsburg?

The months with the least rainfall are February and March Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 43mm (1.69") of rain.

How many days does it rain in March in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, in March, during 13 rainfall days, 43mm (1.69") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Philipsburg?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average seawater temperature in March is 26°C (78.8°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 Philipsburg have in March?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average day length in March is 12h and 3min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Philipsburg?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 06:30 and sunset at 18:18. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 18:25 AST.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Philipsburg?

March, April and August, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten.

How many hours of sunshine does Philipsburg have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 9h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Philipsburg are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in March
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average temperature in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in March: 29°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (23°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average rainfall in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall in March: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (129mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (43mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average rainfall days in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (12 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average sea temperature in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).

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Average UV index in March
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average UV index in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average UV index in March: 12

The months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).

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