Saint Lucia Estuary
South Africa
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa

The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa, with average temperature varying between 26.9°C (80.4°F) and 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still warm 26.9°C (80.4°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Saint Lucia Estuary, during March, the rain falls for 19.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 77mm (3.03") of precipitation. In Saint Lucia Estuary, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196.2 days and collects up to 699mm (27.52") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Saint Lucia Estuary, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

In Saint Lucia Estuary, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In Saint Lucia Estuary, in March, the average high-temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In March, in Saint Lucia Estuary, the rain falls for 19.4 days. Throughout March, 77mm (3.03") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In March, the average sea temperature in Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa, is 27.1°C (80.8°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 Saint Lucia Estuary?

The average length of the day in March in Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa, is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Saint Lucia Estuary have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Saint Lucia Estuary is 8.4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in March: 26.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (18°C).

Average humidity in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (68%).

Average rainfall in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in March: 77mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (90mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (26mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in March: 19.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (9.6 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in March: 27.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (21.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in March - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The month with the highest UV index is January (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are July, September and October (UV index 5).