Calabar
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Calabar, Nigeria

March, the first month of the spring, in Calabar, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 28°C (82.4°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are February and March, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

Rainfall

In March, in Calabar, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout March, 157mm (6.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Calabar, during the entire year, the rain falls for 174 days and collects up to 2952mm (116.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March and April, with an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Calabar, the average sunshine in March is 5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Calabar are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the warmest months in Calabar?

February and March, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are warmest months in Calabar.

What is the temperature in March in Calabar?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Calabar, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Calabar?

In Calabar, in March, during 11 rainfall days, 157mm (6.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Calabar?

March and April, with an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Calabar, Nigeria.

What is the water temperature in March in Calabar?

In March, the average sea temperature is 28.9°C (84°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 Calabar have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Calabar?

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

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

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in Calabar?

In Calabar, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in March: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (28°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (24°C).

Average rainfall in March - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in March: 157mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (445mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (41mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.9°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in March - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, November and December (UV index 11).