Kochi
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Kochi, India

The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is still a hot month in Kochi, India, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.5°C (90.5°F) and an average low of 25.3°C (77.5°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 29.3°C (84.7°F) and only 2.3 rainfall days, with 30.8mm (1.2") of accumulated rainfall, make March the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Kochi, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still tropical 32.5°C (90.5°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 25.3°C (77.5°F).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 2.3 days. Throughout March, 30.8mm (1.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kochi, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.7 days and collects up to 2978.1mm (117.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°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 March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

January through March, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Kochi.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kochi. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: 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. 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. 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 Kochi?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Kochi, India, is 32.5°C (90.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F).

How much does it rain in Kochi in March?

In March, the rain falls for 2.3 days. Throughout March, 30.8mm (1.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Kochi?

In Kochi, India, the average seawater temperature in March is 29.3°C (84.7°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Kochi?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Kochi?

Months with the most sunshine in Kochi, India, are January through March, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kochi have in March?

In Kochi, India, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

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

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in March in Kochi?

In Kochi, India, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kochi, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 32.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32.9°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (29.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°C).

Average rainfall in March - Kochi, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 30.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (705.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (23.3mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Kochi, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (23.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Kochi, India
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April and May (30°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.7°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

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

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 10).