March weather forecast
Polokwane, South Africa

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn in Polokwane, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15.3°C (59.5°F) and an average high of 26.6°C (79.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still warm 26.6°C (79.9°F). In Polokwane, the average low-temperature is 15.3°C (59.5°F).

Humidity

The most humid month in Polokwane is March, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

In Polokwane, during 5 rainfall days, 52mm (2.05") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Polokwane, there are 47 rainfall days, and 478mm (18.82") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Polokwane, South Africa, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 13min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:31. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 18:02 SAST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Polokwane is 7.8h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Polokwane. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Polokwane?

March is the most humid month in Polokwane, South Africa, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in March in Polokwane?

In March, the average relative humidity in Polokwane is 71%.

How many days does it rain in March in Polokwane?

In March, in Polokwane, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout March, 52mm (2.05") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Polokwane have in March?

In March, the average day length in Polokwane, South Africa, is 12h and 13min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Polokwane?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:31. On the last day of the month, in Polokwane, South Africa, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 18:02 SAST.

How long on average sun shines in March in Polokwane?

In Polokwane, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Polokwane?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Polokwane.

What is the UV index reading in March in Polokwane?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Polokwane, South Africa, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Polokwane, South Africa

Average temperature in March - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in March: 26.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (19.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 15.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (17.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

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Average humidity in March
Polokwane, South Africa

Average humidity in March - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average humidity in March: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (55%).

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Average rainfall in March
Polokwane, South Africa

Average rainfall in March - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in March: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (85mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Polokwane, South Africa

Average rainfall days in March - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Polokwane, South Africa

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 13min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7h and 42min).

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Average UV index in March
Polokwane, South Africa

Average UV index in March - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average UV index in March: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 5).

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