Weather in Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa in March

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March is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches. March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Clifton Beaches for any length of time. Consider visiting Clifton Beaches in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Clifton Beaches in March

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in March is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in March is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 20° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clifton Beaches in March is 15°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Clifton Beaches in March

The average day light hours per day in Clifton Beaches in March are 12.3 and there are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Clifton Beaches 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 Clifton Beaches in March

The average sea water temperature in Clifton Beaches in March is 19.1° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Clifton Beaches in March

The average total rainfall in Clifton Beaches in March is 0.4cm and on average there are 9.8 rainy days in March making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Clifton Beaches in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Clifton Beaches in March is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in March is typically 95%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.8% in the previous month and 94.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in March is typically 77.7%. The average relative humidity is 80.5% in the previous month and 75.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Clifton Beaches in March

The average maximum wind speed in Clifton Beaches in March is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clifton Beaches in March is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Clifton Beaches in March is from the South West.

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