Weather in Malindi, Kenya in March

So you're interested in going to Malindi, Kenya in March

March is a hot and very dry time for sunbathing in Malindi. March is an excellent month for swimming in Malindi with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Malindi in the months of January, February, April, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Malindi in March

The average maximum temperature in Malindi in March is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Malindi in March is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Malindi in March is 25°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Malindi in March

The average day light hours per day in Malindi in March are 12.1 and there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Malindi in March is typically 15.2 during March. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Malindi in March

The average sea water temperature in Malindi in March is 28.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Malindi in March

The average total rainfall in Malindi in March is 4.5cm and on average there are 4.8 rainy days in March making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malindi in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malindi in March is 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Malindi in March is typically 89.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 90.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Malindi in March is typically 75.5%. The average relative humidity is 74.2% in the previous month and 78.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malindi in March

The average maximum wind speed in Malindi in March is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Malindi in March is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Malindi in March is from the East-Southeast.

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