Dodoma
Tanzania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Dodoma, Tanzania

Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Dodoma, Tanzania, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.1°C (82.6°F) and an average low of 17.7°C (63.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still warm 28.1°C (82.6°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 17.7°C (63.9°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 32.4°C (90.3°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Dodoma are March and April, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In Dodoma, it is raining for 21.3 days, with typically 113mm (4.45") of accumulated precipitation. In Dodoma, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 587mm (23.11") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Dodoma, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Dodoma?

In March, in Dodoma, Tanzania, the average high-temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.7°C (63.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in March is estimated at 32.4°C (90.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Dodoma?

Months with the highest humidity in Dodoma, Tanzania, are March and April, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in March in Dodoma?

In March, the average relative humidity in Dodoma is 80%.

How much does it rain in Dodoma in March?

In Dodoma, Tanzania, in March, it is raining for 21.3 days, with typically 113mm (4.45") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Dodoma have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Dodoma?

The average sunshine in March in Dodoma is 8.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma?

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma, Tanzania.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Dodoma?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.8°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are May and June (27.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 17.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.9°C).

Average humidity in March - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (51%).

Average rainfall in March - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in March: 113mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (135mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.2 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.5h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

Average UV index in March - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 6).