Average weather in March in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rio de Janeiro in March is 23.5°C (74.3°F). The amount of rain in March is high with an average of 135mm (5.3in). It rains on average a total of 8 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 29.5°C (85.1°F). This makes March the hottest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Rio de Janeiro with 208 hours of sun.


So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to Rio de Janeiro should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 26.0°C (78.8°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in March look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in March

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 74 °F
Max Temperature 85 °F
Water Temperature 78 °F
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 5 in
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 208

Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

Where to go in Brazil in March

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State)

FRI Aug 12
71°F | 64°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SAT Aug 13
80°F | 60°F
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Aug 14
80°F | 61°F
Sunny

Sunny

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