Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA

Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches around the stunning Bird Island in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches around the stunning Bird Island in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
March, the first month of the spring, in Saipan, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 73°F (22.8°C) and an average high of 79.9°F (26.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still moderately hot 79.9°F (26.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, is 73°F (22.8°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 20 days and typically collects 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 80.6°F (27°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

March through June, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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 Saipan?

In Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, in March, the average high-temperature is 79.9°F (26.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

How much does it rain in Saipan in March?

In March, in Saipan, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout March, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Saipan?

The month with the least rainfall in Saipan is March when the rain falls for 20 days and typically collects 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

When is the ocean coldest in Saipan?

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 80.6°F (27°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Saipan. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Saipan?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Saipan is 80.6°F (27°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in March in Saipan?

The average length of the day in March in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, is 12.1h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Saipan?

March through June, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Saipan.

How long on average sun shines in March in Saipan?

In March, the average sunshine in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Saipan?

Months with the highest UV index in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in March in Saipan?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Saipan is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average high temperature in March: 79.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (85°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (79.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 73.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (75.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (72.9°F).

Average rainfall in March - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (12.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (2.4").

Average rainfall days in March - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 20 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 81°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June, July, August, September, October and November (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (81°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May and June (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 9).