Average Weather in March in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 91°F, rarely falling below 87°F or exceeding 96°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 76°F to 78°F, rarely falling below 72°F or exceeding 80°F.
For reference, on April 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) typically range from 79°F to 92°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 74°F to 91°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in March
The month of March in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 23% to 33%.
The clearest day of the month is March 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 76% of the time.
For reference, on June 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 93%, while on January 27, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In La Esperanza (El Zapotal), the chance of a wet day over the course of March is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 6% and ending it at 13%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 88% on September 11, and its lowest chance is 3% on January 1.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.0 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in La Esperanza (El Zapotal), the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 26 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 52 seconds, and weekly increase of 6 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 50 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 16 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The latest sunrise of the month in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is 6:29 AM on March 1 and the earliest sunrise is 21 minutes earlier at 6:08 AM on March 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:20 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 5 minutes later at 6:25 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during March, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:43 AM and sets 13 hours, 3 minutes later, at 7:45 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:34 AM and sets 11 hours, 13 minutes later, at 5:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is increasing during March, rising from 91% to 97% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 8, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on January 15, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 87% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is gradually decreasing during March, decreasing from 8.0 miles per hour to 7.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 13, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.0 miles per hour, while on July 25, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is essentially constant during March, remaining within 1°F of 83°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
Temperatures in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) are very rapidly increasing during March, increasing by 957°F, from 1,830°F to 2,786°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 6.7 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during March is 6.8 kWh on March 23.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) are 15.449 deg latitude, -93.164 deg longitude, and 13 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 85 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 17 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (279 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (9,751 feet).
The area within 2 miles of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is covered by water (45%), mangroves (32%), and cropland (14%), within 10 miles by water (50%) and cropland (37%), and within 50 miles by water (49%) and cropland (26%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in La Esperanza (El Zapotal).
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and La Esperanza (El Zapotal) according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at La Esperanza (El Zapotal) is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between La Esperanza (El Zapotal) and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Tapachula International Airport (62%, 112 kilometers, southeast) and General Div P A Angel H Corzo Molina (38%, 144 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .