Weather in South Africa in March 2017

Check the weather in South Africa in March before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in March 2017 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for South Africa.

The March weather guide for South Africa shown below is for Cape Town.

Weather in South Africa in March

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  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in South Africa (Cape Town)24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (75% of daylight hours) in March in South Africa9
    9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in March in South Africa (Cape Town)5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in March in South Africa (Cape Town)14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in March in South Africa (Cape Town)12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in March in South Africa (Cape Town)L
    Low heat & humidity
  • 43 mm monthly rainfall in March in South Africa (Cape Town)43
    43 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in March in South Africa (Cape Town)9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in March in South Africa (Cape Town)18
    18°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in South Africa in March is a warm 24°C (75°F) with low heat & humidity. There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 75% of the 12 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around South Africa in March is 18°C (64°F).

Expect 43mm (1.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of March with 5 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (9 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). The weather in South Africa in March is represented by Cape Town.

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South Africa sunrise & sunset times for March 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for South Africa in March 2017. Select a month to view South Africa sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The South Africa sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Cape Town.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st March 2017 06:34 19:22
Thursday, 2nd March 2017 06:35 19:21
Friday, 3rd March 2017 06:36 19:20
Saturday, 4th March 2017 06:37 19:19
Sunday, 5th March 2017 06:38 19:17
Monday, 6th March 2017 06:38 19:16
Tuesday, 7th March 2017 06:39 19:15
Wednesday, 8th March 2017 06:40 19:13
Thursday, 9th March 2017 06:41 19:12
Friday, 10th March 2017 06:42 19:11
Saturday, 11th March 2017 06:43 19:09
Sunday, 12th March 2017 06:43 19:08
Monday, 13th March 2017 06:44 19:07
Tuesday, 14th March 2017 06:45 19:05
Wednesday, 15th March 2017 06:46 19:04
Thursday, 16th March 2017 06:46 19:03
Friday, 17th March 2017 06:47 19:01
Saturday, 18th March 2017 06:48 19:00
Sunday, 19th March 2017 06:49 18:59
Monday, 20th March 2017 06:50 18:57
Tuesday, 21st March 2017 06:50 18:56
Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 06:51 18:55
Thursday, 23rd March 2017 06:52 18:53
Friday, 24th March 2017 06:53 18:52
Saturday, 25th March 2017 06:53 18:51
Sunday, 26th March 2017 06:54 18:49
Monday, 27th March 2017 06:55 18:48
Tuesday, 28th March 2017 06:56 18:47
Wednesday, 29th March 2017 06:56 18:45
Thursday, 30th March 2017 06:57 18:44
Friday, 31st March 2017 06:58 18:42
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