Rio de Janeiro weather in March (Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil)
What can you expect from the weather in Rio de Janeiro during March? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.
In March, Rio de Janeiro generally has
very high temperatures
and heavy rainfall.
Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 87°F (show in °C).
But by evening, they drop to around 74°F.
While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.
Rio de Janeiro in March usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 6.7 inches (show in mm) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.
With around 208 hours of sunshine, the weather here is mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.
Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, January and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.
For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Rio de Janeiro climate page with graphs.
Rio de Janeiro, monthly averages in March
Where to go in Brazil in MarchFind out more about the weather in Brazil in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Rio de Janeiro in March? It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 79°F this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.
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