Kuantan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

March, the first month of the spring, in Kuantan, is still a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.4°C (88.5°F) and 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Temperature

In Kuantan, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a still tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F). In Kuantan, the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout March, 178mm (7") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kuantan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.3 days and collects up to 2900.5mm (114.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kuantan, the average seawater temperature in March is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Kuantan is 6.6h.

UV index

January through May, July 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 extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Kuantan?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 31.4°C (88.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, in March, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 178mm (7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, the average seawater temperature in March is 28.3°C (82.9°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 Kuantan have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Kuantan?

The average sunshine in March in Kuantan is 6.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Kuantan?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in March - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 178mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (563.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (142mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March and June (9 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

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

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in March - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in March: 12

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