Mahabalipuram
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Mahabalipuram, India

March, the first month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Mahabalipuram, is still a tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 32.1°C (89.8°F) and min 22.4°C (72.3°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 4mm (0.2") of accumulated rainfall, make March the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Mahabalipuram, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still tropical 32.1°C (89.8°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 22.4°C (72.3°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 1 days and typically collects 4mm (0.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°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

In Mahabalipuram, India, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

January through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Mahabalipuram, India.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Mahabalipuram, India. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Mahabalipuram?

In Mahabalipuram, in March, the average high-temperature is 32.1°C (89.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F).

How much does it rain in Mahabalipuram in March?

In March, in Mahabalipuram, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout March, 4mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Mahabalipuram?

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 1 days and typically collects 4mm (0.2") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Mahabalipuram?

In Mahabalipuram, in March, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Mahabalipuram have in March?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Mahabalipuram?

January through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Mahabalipuram, India.

How many hours of sunshine does Mahabalipuram have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Mahabalipuram, India, is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Mahabalipuram?

Months with the highest UV index in Mahabalipuram are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in Mahabalipuram?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Mahabalipuram is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 32.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (37.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°C).

Average rainfall in March - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (313mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (4mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (1 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May and June (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (27°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

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

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