George Town
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
George Town, Malaysia

A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
The first month of the spring, March, is still a tropical month in George Town, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January through April, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

Rainfall

In George Town, during March, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 196 rainfall days, and 2460mm (96.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average seawater temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January through March, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in George Town?

Warmest months in George Town are January through April, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the temperature in March in George Town?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, in March, during 12 rainfall days, 140mm (5.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in March in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in March is 29.7°C (85.5°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does George Town have in March?

In George Town, Malaysia, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in George Town?

Months with the most sunshine are January through March, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in George Town?

The average sunshine in March is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in George Town?

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in March in George Town?

In George Town, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (23°C).

Average rainfall in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 140mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (390mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (70mm).

Average rainfall days in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (28.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).