Gangtok
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Gangtok, India

The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is a comfortable month in Gangtok, India, with average temperature ranging between max 18.3°C (64.9°F) and min 8.7°C (47.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderate 13.7°C (56.7°F) in February, to an enjoyable 18.3°C (64.9°F). In March, in Gangtok, the average low-temperature is 8.7°C (47.7°F).

Rainfall

In Gangtok, India, in March, during 2 rainfall days, 116mm (4.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gangtok, during the entire year, the rain falls for 87 days and collects up to 3626mm (142.8") of precipitation.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Gangtok is 12h.

Sunshine

March and April, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Gangtok, India.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Gangtok?

In Gangtok, in March, the average high-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.7°C (47.7°F).

How much does it rain in Gangtok in March?

In Gangtok, India, in March, during 2 rainfall days, 116mm (4.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Gangtok have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Gangtok, India, is 12h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Gangtok?

March and April, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Gangtok, India.

How long on average sun shines in March in Gangtok?

The average sunshine in March in Gangtok, India, is 8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Gangtok?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Gangtok, India, is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Gangtok, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 18.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 8.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4°C).

Average rainfall in March - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 116mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (649.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (22.7mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gangtok, India
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Gangtok, India
  • Average UV index in March: 10

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).