Weather in Eastern Cape, South Africa in March

So you're interested in going to Eastern Cape, South Africa in March

March is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. March is a good month for swimming in Eastern Cape with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Eastern Cape in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Eastern Cape in March

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in March is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in March is 21°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Cape in March is 16°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Cape in March

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Cape in March are 12.3 and there are 8.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Cape in March is typically 9.9 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Eastern Cape in March

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Cape in March is 20.1° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Eastern Cape in March

The average total rainfall in Eastern Cape in March is 4.3cm and on average there are 7.3 rainy days in March making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Cape in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Cape in March is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Cape in March is typically 91.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.5% in the previous month and 92.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Cape in March is typically 73.1%. The average relative humidity is 73% in the previous month and 73.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Cape in March

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Cape in March is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Cape in March is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Cape in March is from the South-Southwest.

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