Funafuti
Tuvalu
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Funafuti, Tuvalu

The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The first month of the autumn, March, is also a hot month in Funafuti, Tuvalu, with average temperature ranging between max 30°C (86°F) and min 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

February, March, June through September, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Funafuti, during 21 rainfall days, 315mm (12.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Funafuti, during the entire year, the rain falls for 225 days and collects up to 3461mm (136.26") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Funafuti, the average seawater temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

March has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 21h of sunshine.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Funafuti, Tuvalu. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Funafuti?

February, March, June through September, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in March in Funafuti?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How much does it rain in Funafuti in March?

In Funafuti, in March, it is raining for 21 days, with typically 315mm (12.4") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Funafuti?

In March, the average sea temperature in Funafuti is 29.7°C (85.5°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Funafuti have in March?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

What month has the most sunshine in Funafuti?

The month with the most sunshine in Funafuti is March, with an average of 21h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in Funafuti?

The average sunshine in March is 21h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Funafuti?

Months with the highest UV index in Funafuti are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in March in Funafuti?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average high temperature in March: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February, March, June, July, August and September (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average rainfall in March - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall in March: 315mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (394mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (231mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (17 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.7°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, April, May, November and December (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.1°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 21h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 21h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 17).

Average UV index in March - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average UV index in March: 12

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