India weather in March

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in March in India. Is this month a good time to go to India? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in India in March?

The weather conditions in India in March vary from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

During March in India, the average maximum temperature varies from low in Kedarnath with 6°C (43°F) to very high in Tirupati with 37°C (99°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C (73°F) in Tirupati and -3°C (26°F) in Kedarnath. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

Precipitation in March varies from almost no in Rajkot with an average of 0.1mm (0inch) rainfall to high in Manāli with 158mm (6.2inch). It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 251 hours of sunshine in New Delhi during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in India.

Where to go in India in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in India on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in India

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in India?

Average weather in New Delhi

In March New Delhi generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C (60°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

New Delhi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
24°C / 75°F 
11°C / 51°F 
225 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
2 days 
30°C / 86°F 
16°C / 60°F 
251 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
April   >> April
>>  
36°C / 97°F 
21°C / 70°F 
280 hours 
11mm / 0.4inch 
1 day 
Climate in New Delhi

Average weather in Bangalore

In March Bangalore generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Bangalore
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
18°C / 64°F 
250 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
0 days 
33°C / 91°F 
20°C / 68°F 
276 hours 
19mm / 0.7inch 
1 day 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
22°C / 72°F 
258 hours 
42mm / 1.7inch 
3 days 
Climate in Bangalore

Average weather in Jaipur

In March Jaipur generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (62°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Jaipur
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 78°F 
11°C / 52°F 
11mm / 0.4inch 
1 day 
31°C / 89°F 
17°C / 62°F 
5mm / 0.2inch 
0 days 
April   >> April
>>  
37°C / 99°F 
22°C / 72°F 
5mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
Climate in Jaipur

Average weather in Chennai

In March Chennai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Chennai
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
22°C / 72°F 
238 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 75°F 
290 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
April   >> April
>>  
35°C / 94°F 
27°C / 81°F 
291 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
1 days 
Climate in Chennai

Average weather in Mumbai

In March Mumbai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Mumbai
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
258 hours 
1.3mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
32°C / 89°F 
23°C / 73°F 
274 hours 
0.2mm / 0inch 
0 days 
April   >> April
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
284 hours 
0.7mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Mumbai

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in India.

Is March the best time to go to India?

In our opinion March is one of the best times to visit India with commonly perfect weather in New Delhi. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit India is in January, February, March, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in New Delhi. The worst months are May, June, July and August that can have poor weather conditions.

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