That March 2016 goes on record as the fifth hottest March ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902.
The mean temperature of the month was 22.7°C. This is 1.7°C above the long-term normal. This is same as March 1958, 1980 & 2014 and exceeded by March 1969 which was 24.7°C, March 2010 which was 23.7°C, March 1977 and 2008 which was 22.9°C and March 2013 which was 22.8°C.
The mean maximum temperature of the month was 26.2°C. The highest temperature recorded in the month was 31.3°C set on the 12th and 28th.