March weather forecast and climate
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata
The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata'utu, in Wallis and Futuna
March, the first month of the autumn, in Matā'utu, is still a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.3°C (86.5°F) and an average low of 24.5°C (76.1°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still tropical 30.3°C (86.5°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).

Rainfall

In Matā'utu, during March, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 373.5mm (14.7") of precipitation. In Matā'utu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 3322.6mm (130.81") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March and April, with an average sea temperature of 29.7°C (85.5°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, are January and March, with an average of 18h 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 Matā'utu. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, in March, the average high-temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).

How much does it rain in Matā'utu in March?

In March, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout March, 373.5mm (14.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Matā'utu?

March and April, with an average sea temperature of 29.7°C (85.5°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Matā'utu.

How warm is the water in March in Matā'utu?

In March, the average sea temperature in Matā'utu 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, the average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Matā'utu?

Months with the most sunshine in Matā'utu are January and March, with an average of 18h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in Matā'utu?

In March, the average sunshine in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 18h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Matā'utu?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna.

What is the UV index reading in March in Matā'utu?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Matā
  • Average high temperature in March: 30.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (24°C).

Average rainfall in March - Matā
  • Average rainfall in March: 373.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (381.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (149.9mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Matā
  • Average rainfall days in March: 18 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Matā
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.7°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (28.2°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Matā
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
Months with the shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 18h

Months with the most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 18h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in March - Matā
  • 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 8).