Kota Bharu
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

March, the first month of the spring, in Kota Bharu, is a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.1°C (73.6°F) and 31.1°C (88°F).

Temperature

In Kota Bharu, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a hot 31.1°C (88°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Bharu, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 90mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation. In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.6 days and collects up to 2599.2mm (102.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kota Bharu, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 8.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Kota Bharu?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 31.1°C (88°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 90mm (3.5") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in March is 28.3°C (82.9°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Kota Bharu have in March?

In Kota Bharu, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kota Bharu have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 8.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Kota Bharu?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Kota Bharu is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

Average rainfall in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 90mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (656.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (50.1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in March - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

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