Paramaribo
Suriname
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Paramaribo, Suriname

Buildings in the historic city of Paramaribo in Suriname, with beautiful trees in the background
Buildings in the historic city of Paramaribo in Suriname, with beautiful trees in the background
March, the first month of the spring, in Paramaribo, is still a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 22°C (71.6°F) and max 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

January through March, May and December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Paramaribo, during March, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 150mm (5.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 189 rainfall days, and 2160mm (85") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Paramaribo, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the coldest months in Paramaribo?

January through March, May and December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in March in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, in March, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Paramaribo in March?

In March, in Paramaribo, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout March, 150mm (5.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Paramaribo?

In March, the average sea temperature in Paramaribo, Suriname, is 27°C (80.6°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 Paramaribo?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Paramaribo have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 7h.

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

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Paramaribo, Suriname.

What is the UV index reading in March in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average high temperature in March: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March, May and December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, August, September, October and November (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in March - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average rainfall in March: 150mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and June (290mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and October (90mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average sea temperature in March: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are August, September and October (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, April, May, June and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in March - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).