Rishikesh
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Rishikesh, India

A beautiful city on the Banks of Gange River, in the valley in Rishikesh, India
A beautiful city on the Banks of Gange River, in the valley in Rishikesh, India
The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is a moderately hot month in Rishikesh, India, with average temperature varying between 12°C (53.6°F) and 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a pleasant 22°C (71.6°F) in February, to a moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 12°C (53.6°F).

Rainfall

In March, in Rishikesh, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout March, 45mm (1.8") of precipitation is accumulated. In Rishikesh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60 days and collects up to 1483mm (58.4") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Rishikesh, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Rishikesh, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Rishikesh?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Rishikesh, India, is 27°C (80.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

How much does it rain in Rishikesh in March?

In March, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout March, 45mm (1.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Rishikesh have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Rishikesh?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Rishikesh?

In Rishikesh, India, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Rishikesh, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 27°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (36°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June and July (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6°C).

Average rainfall in March - Rishikesh, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (444mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (10mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Rishikesh, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, July and August (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in March - Rishikesh, India
  • Average UV index in March: 8

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).