Karachi
Pakistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Karachi, Pakistan

A massive rock on the water overlooking the city of Karachi, Pakistan, and a small boat afloat
A massive rock on the water overlooking the city of Karachi, Pakistan, and a small boat afloat
The first month of the spring, March, is a hot month in Karachi, Pakistan, with average temperature varying between 31.5°C (88.7°F) and 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 27.7°C (81.9°F) in February, to a tropical 31.5°C (88.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Karachi, is 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Rainfall

During March, Karachi regularly aggregates up to 11.7mm (0.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Karachi, 217.4mm (8.6") of rain is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Karachi, the average sunshine is 8.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. 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 Karachi?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Karachi, Pakistan, is 31.5°C (88.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F).

How much does it rain in Karachi in March?

During March, Karachi regularly aggregates up to 11.7mm (0.5") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Karachi?

In Karachi, Pakistan, the average seawater temperature in March is 24°C (75.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24°C (75.2°F).

How many hours of daylight does Karachi have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Karachi have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Karachi is 8.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Karachi?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Karachi is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 17.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.4°C).

Average rainfall in March - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall in March: 11.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (85.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, March, April, May, June, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average sea temperature in March: 24°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and July (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.8h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in March - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average UV index in March: 10

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).