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 ranging between max 31.4°C (88.5°F) and min 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Kuantan, during March, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 178mm (7") of precipitation. 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 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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 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 much does it rain in Kuantan in March?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, 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, in March, the average water 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 Kuantan?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Kuantan?

In March, the average sunshine in Kuantan is 6.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kuantan?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Kuantan?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the 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).