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 fluctuating between 31.1°C (88°F) and 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

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

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through May, July through October, 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 extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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?

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

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

In March, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout March, 90mm (3.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in March in Kota Bharu?

In March, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Kota Bharu?

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

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

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

When is the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu, Malaysia.

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

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).