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Visiting Sunset Beach, Cape Town, South Africa in March

March is one of the best months to visit Sunset Beach for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

March has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.3cm (1.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Sunset Beach for prolonged periods of time.

Also consider visiting Sunset Beach in one of the other best months of January, February, December, for the best beach weather.

In March, the weather at Sunset Beach remains warm and sunny, although the winds start to decrease. This makes it an excellent time for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling. Kitesurfing and windsurfing are still possible, but the conditions may not be as ideal as in the previous months. Surfing can also be enjoyed, but checking the surf forecast is recommended. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Sunset Beach in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Sunset Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.3cm (1.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Sunset Beach in March?

Probably not, March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Sunset Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (66°F).

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Sunset Beach?

Yes, March is a great time for a holiday in Sunset Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.3cm (1.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Sunset Beach for prolonged periods of time.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sunset Beach warm in March?

Yes, Sunset Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach in March is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach in March is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Sunset Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Sunset Beach in March are 12.3. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

More about March sunshine.

Crowds in Sunset Beach in March

As the summer season starts to wind down in March, the crowds at Sunset Beach begin to thin out. The weather is still pleasant, and the beach remains a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. However, it is less crowded than the peak summer months.

Temperature in Sunset Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach in March is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach in March is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sunset Beach in March is 15°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sunset Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 12.3 per day in Sunset Beach. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Sunset Beach in March is typically 9.9 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Sunset Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Sunset Beach in March is 18.8°C (65.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Sunset Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Sunset Beach in March is 3.3cm (1.3inches) and on average there are 5 rainy days in March making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sunset Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sunset Beach in March is 16°C (61°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sunset Beach in March is typically 90.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 93.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sunset Beach in March is typically 70.4%. The average relative humidity is 69.6% in the previous month and 73.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sunset Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Sunset Beach in March is typically 33KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 36KM/H (22MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sunset Beach in March is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sunset Beach in March is from the South-Southwest.

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