March weather forecast
Kigoma, Tanzania

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Weather in March

Following a warming trend from February, Kigoma's weather takes a distinctive turn in March. Despite the monthly average high temperature creeping up to 25.3°C (77.5°F), it's the noticeable surge in rainfall, peaking at 170mm (6.69"), that sets this month apart. Unwavering, the March weather carries on the Kigoma theme of equatorial climate. Notably, the city's aura harbors a mix of tropical warmth and wetness that welcomes its visitors.

Temperature

March in Kigoma observes an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 25.3°C (77.5°F), marking an insignificant difference from February's 25.1°C (77.2°F). The March average low temperature in Kigoma, Tanzania, marginally lower than the daytime high, records at an agreeable 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Humidity

In Kigoma, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 27.9 days. Throughout March, 170mm (6.69") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kigoma, during the entire year, the rain falls for 232.3 days and collects up to 1296mm (51.02") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Kigoma, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:07 and sunset at 19:19. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 07:03 and sunset at 19:07 EAT.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through March, May through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 6 in March translates into this advice:
Employ safeguards and advocate sun safety protocols. Shielding against skin and eye damage is crucial. The Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sunlight during this period. Sunglasses providing both UVA and UVB protection are non-negotiable on sunlit days.
Updated: Feb 5, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in March in Kigoma?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Kigoma during March are 25.3°C (77.5°F) and 21.3°C (70.3°F) respectively.

What is the average humidity in March in Kigoma?

In Kigoma, Tanzania, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Kigoma?

In Kigoma, Tanzania, during March, the rain falls for 27.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 170mm (6.69") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Kigoma?

The average day length in March in Kigoma, Tanzania, is 12h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Kigoma?

On the first day of March in Kigoma, Tanzania, sunrise is at 07:07 and sunset at 19:19. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:03 and sunset at 19:07 EAT.

How long on average sun shines in March in Kigoma?

The average sunshine duration in March in Kigoma is 8.7h.

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

The months with the highest UV index are January through March, May through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Kigoma?

In Kigoma, Tanzania, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average temperature in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in March: 25.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (26.3°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are May, June and December (24.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (20.1°C).

Average pressure in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average pressure in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average pressure in March: 1012.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1011.4mbar).

Average wind speed in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average wind speed in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (8.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March and May (6.1km/h).

Average humidity in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average humidity in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are April and May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

Average rainfall in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average rainfall in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in March: 170mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (216mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average rainfall days in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in March: 27.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (28.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3.3 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average sunshine days in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average sunshine days in March: 0.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (26.2 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are March and April (0.7 days).

Average UV index in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

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

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are April and November (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average cloud cover in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average cloud cover in March: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 12).

Average visibility in March
Kigoma, Tanzania

Average visibility in March - Kigoma, Tanzania
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are April, May and November (9km).

Kigoma, Tanzania

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