March weather forecast
Congo Town, The Bahamas

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Weather in March

March in Congo Town sees consistent, steady weather, with a slight increase in temperatures, paving the way towards the forthcoming warmer months. This period experiences choice weather conditions, with only 8 days of rainfall presenting 26mm (1.02"). As daylight hours extend, so does the opportunity for outdoor adventures. The UV index rises, suggesting a need for protection against sunburn. The sea remains warm, encouraging maritime recreation.

Temperature

March's advent in Congo Town denotes a minor fluctuation in the average high-temperature to a still moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F) from February's 26°C (78.8°F). In Congo Town, in March, the average low-temperature is a refreshing 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 26mm (1.02") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Congo Town.
Note: For swimming, diving, or other water activities, the temperature range of 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) is perceived as exceptionally enjoyable and comfortable even for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 2min.
On the first day of March in Congo Town, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:13 EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 19:26 EDT.
Note: On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Congo Town, The Bahamas, is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 10 during March translates into these guidelines:
Always safeguard yourself; without protection, skin and eyes can get damaged instantly. Remember that the sun's UV radiation is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Make an effort to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. A hat with a generous brim can prevent nearly 50% of UV rays from reaching your eyes. Even when it's cloudy, ensure the generous application and frequent reapplication of a sunscreen with at least 30 SPF, particularly post swim or outdoor activity. Heed this! UV intensity is much stronger when reflected off sand and water.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in March in Congo Town?

Congo Town in March has an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 19°C (66.2°F).

What is the driest month in Congo Town?

The month with the least rainfall is March, when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 26mm (1.02") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Congo Town in March?

In Congo Town, The Bahamas, in March, during 8 rainfall days, 26mm (1.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Congo Town?

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Congo Town, The Bahamas.

How warm is the water in March in Congo Town?

In Congo Town, in March, the average water temperature is 25°C (77°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.

How many hours of daylight does Congo Town have in March?

The average day length in March is 12h and 2min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Congo Town?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:13 EST. On the last day of the month, in Congo Town, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 19:26 EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Congo Town?

On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Congo Town, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends on Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in March in Congo Town?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Congo Town is 8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Congo Town?

In Congo Town, The Bahamas, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Congo Town, The Bahamas

Average temperature in March - Congo Town, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in March: 27°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (32°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (26°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (18°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Congo Town, The Bahamas

Average rainfall in March - Congo Town, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in March: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (207mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (26mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Congo Town, The Bahamas

Average rainfall days in March - Congo Town, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August, September and October (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (7 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Congo Town, The Bahamas

Average sea temperature in March - Congo Town, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in March: 25°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (25°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Congo Town, The Bahamas

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Congo Town, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

The months with the most sunshine are April and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index in March
Congo Town, The Bahamas

Average UV index in March - Congo Town, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in March: 10

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).

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