Cat Island
The Bahamas
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Cat Island, The Bahamas

The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Cat Island, The Bahamas, with average temperature fluctuating between 26°C (78.8°F) and 19°C (66.2°F).

Temperature

In Cat Island, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Cat Island, is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 9 days and typically collects 25mm (1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Cat Island, The Bahamas, are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are March through May, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Cat Island is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in March in Cat Island?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 26°C (78.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, in March, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 25mm (1") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Cat Island?

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 9 days and typically collects 25mm (1") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Cat Island?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Cat Island.

What is the sea temperature in March in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, in March, the average water temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24°C (75.2°F).

How many hours of daylight does Cat Island have in March?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Cat Island?

Months with the most sunshine in Cat Island, The Bahamas, are March through May, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Cat Island have in March?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in March: 26°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°C).

Average rainfall in March - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in March: 25mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (25mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August, September and October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in March: 24°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (24°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in March - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in March: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).