Quito weather in March (Ecuador)

Looking to travel to Quito in March? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In March, Quito generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 18°C, while nights can cool down to about 10°C.

Quito in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 343 mm for the month. Typically around 18 days of rainfall is expected.

The area enjoys a balanced 122 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Quito. August generally stands out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Quito climate page with graphs.

 

Quito, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 10°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 58%  
Precipitation 343 mm  
Rainy days 18 days  
Humidity 82%  
Windspeed  
Sunshine 122 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Ecuador in March

Find out more about the weather in Ecuador in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Quito in March?

For visitors traveling to Quito, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
6/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Quito.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Ecuador? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Ecuador. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.