Kuching
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

March, the first month of the spring, in Kuching, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.2°C (73.8°F) and 31.3°C (88.3°F).

Temperature

In Kuching, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still hot 31.3°C (88.3°F). In Kuching, Malaysia, in March, the average low-temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Rainfall

In Kuching, Malaysia, in March, during 16 rainfall days, 338.6mm (13.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kuching, during the entire year, the rain falls for 207 days and collects up to 4116.7mm (162.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in Kuching is 29°C (84.2°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 Kuching, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Kuching, Malaysia, is 4.4h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuching. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 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. 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. 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. 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 Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, in March, the average high-temperature is 31.3°C (88.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

How much does it rain in Kuching in March?

In Kuching, Malaysia, during March, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 338.6mm (13.3") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, in March, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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.

How many hours of daylight does Kuching have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kuching have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 4.4h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Kuching?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuching is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.3°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.6°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, September, October, November and December (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in March - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 338.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (684.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (185.6mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (28°C).

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

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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

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