South Africa weather in March 2020

  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in South Africa (Cape Town)24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 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
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The March weather guide for South Africa, represented by Cape Town, shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guide to South Africa weather in March

The average maximum daytime temperature in South Africa in March is a warm 24°C (75°F) with low heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 75% of the 12 hours of daylight.

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 sea temperature in and around South Africa in March is 18°C (64°F).

The weather in South Africa in March is represented by Cape Town.

South Africa sunrise & sunset times for March 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for South Africa in March 2020. 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
Sunday, 1st March 2020 06:34 19:22
Monday, 16th March 2020 06:47 19:02
Tuesday, 31st March 2020 06:58 18:42
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