March weather forecast and climate
Cape Point, The Gambia

The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in Cape Point, The Gambia, with average temperature ranging between max 34°C (93.2°F) and min 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

Warmest months are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F).

Rainfall

In Cape Point rain does not fall and April.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 21°C (69.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater. Swimming in 21°C (69.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Cape Point, The Gambia. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the warmest month in Cape Point?

Warmest months in Cape Point are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the temperature in March in Cape Point?

In March, in Cape Point, The Gambia, the average high-temperature is 34°C (93.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Does it rain in Cape Point in March?

In March, in Cape Point, it doesn't rain. February is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Cape Point?

March and April are months without rainfall.

When is the sea coldest in Cape Point?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 21°C (69.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater. For most, swimming in 21°C (69.8°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

What is the sea water temperature in March in Cape Point?

In Cape Point, The Gambia, the average seawater temperature in March is 21°C (69.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 21°C (69.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in March in Cape Point?

In Cape Point, The Gambia, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Cape Point?

In Cape Point, The Gambia, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cape Point?

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in March in Cape Point?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in March: 34°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16°C).

Average rainfall in March - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in March: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (375mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 21°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October and November (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in March - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).

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