Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.5°C (85.1°F) and an average low of 17.5°C (63.5°F).

Temperature

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 26°C (78.8°F) in February, to a still moderately hot 29.5°C (85.1°F). In Abu Dhabi, the average low-temperature is 17.5°C (63.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in March is appraised at a tropical 32.5°C (90.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Abu Dhabi, the average relative humidity in March is 63%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 2.8 days. Throughout March, 14.5mm (0.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 9.9 rainfall days, and 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Abu Dhabi, the average seawater temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.4°C (72.3°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Abu Dhabi is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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 Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in March, the average high-temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.5°C (63.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in March is appraised at 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Abu Dhabi?

The average relative humidity in March in Abu Dhabi is 63%.

How many days does it rain in March in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, during March, the rain falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 14.5mm (0.6") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Abu Dhabi?

In March, the average sea temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.4°C (72.3°F) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in March in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Abu Dhabi have in March?

In Abu Dhabi, the average sunshine in March is 8.1h.

How high is the UV index in March in Abu Dhabi?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Abu Dhabi is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (42.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 17.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in March: 63%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (55%).

Average rainfall in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in March: 14.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (21.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in March: 22.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (20.6°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.9h).

Average UV index in March - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in March: 10

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).