Candolim
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Candolim, India

March, the first month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Candolim, is still a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.4°C (83.1°F) and 1mm (0") of accumulated rainfall make March the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature remains the same as in February - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). In Candolim, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

March through December are months with rainfall in Candolim. March is the first month it rains. Throughout March, Candolim receives 1mm (0") of precipitation. During the entire year, Candolim aggregates up to 2894mm (113.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Candolim, the average seawater temperature in March is 28.4°C (83.1°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents 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 necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. 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. 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 Candolim?

In Candolim, in March, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

When does it start to rain in Candolim?

March is the first month it rains in Candolim. Throughout March, Candolim receives 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Candolim?

In Candolim, in March, the average water temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°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 Candolim have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Candolim, India, is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Candolim?

In March, the average sunshine in Candolim is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Candolim?

Months with the highest UV index in Candolim, India, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Candolim?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Candolim is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Candolim, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April, May, November and December (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20°C).

Average rainfall in March - Candolim, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (923mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Candolim, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Candolim, India
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.2°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Candolim, India
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, April and December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Candolim, India
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).