March weather forecast and climate
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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A bird's eye view of the coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains and the Great Salt Pond
The first month of the spring, March, is still a warm month in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, with average temperature varying between 23°C (73.4°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, are February and March Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 43mm (1.69") of rain.

Sea temperature

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

The average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

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 reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month 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, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, during March, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 43mm (1.69") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Philipsburg?

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

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.

What is the water temperature in March in Philipsburg?

In March, the average sea temperature is 26°C (78.8°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 Philipsburg?

The average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Philipsburg?

Months with the most sunshine are March, April and August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Philipsburg have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is 9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in March in Philipsburg?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23°C

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).

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).

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).

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).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

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

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

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).