Weather in March in Mexico

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in March in Mexico. Is this month a good time to go to Mexico? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Mexico in March?

The weather in Mexico in March ranges from pleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

March has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Ciudad Juárez with 20°C (68°F) to very warm temperatures in Tapachula with 35°C (95°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 20°C (68°F) in Tapachula and 4°C (38°F) in Ciudad Juárez. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in La Paz with 2mm (0.1inch) rainfall to moderate in Valladolid with 58mm (2.3inch) rainfall. March is the driest month of the year. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 270 hours of sunshine in Playa del Carmen during the whole month.

Where to go in Mexico in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Mexico 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 Mexico

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

Average weather in Playa del Carmen

In March Playa del Carmen generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Playa del Carmen
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 83°F 
18°C / 64°F 
240 hours 
52mm / 2inch 
4 days 
30°C / 86°F 
19°C / 66°F 
270 hours 
27mm / 1.1inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
250 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
4 days 
Climate in Playa del Carmen

Average weather in Mexico City

In March Mexico City generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (78°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (51°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Mexico City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
23°C / 74°F 
9°C / 48°F 
234 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
26°C / 78°F 
11°C / 51°F 
264 hours 
9mm / 0.4inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
12°C / 54°F 
237 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
7 days 
Climate in Mexico City

Average weather in Puerto Peñasco

In March Puerto Peñasco generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (74°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Puerto Peñasco
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
20°C / 69°F 
11°C / 51°F 
7mm / 0.3inch 
1 day 
23°C / 74°F 
12°C / 54°F 
6mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
April   >> April
>>  
26°C / 79°F 
15°C / 59°F 
2.5mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
Climate in Puerto Peñasco

Average weather in Cancún

In March Cancún generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cancún
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 85°F 
20°C / 69°F 
51mm / 2inch 
6 days 
31°C / 87°F 
21°C / 70°F 
44mm / 1.7inch 
5 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
41mm / 1.6inch 
4 days 
Climate in Cancún

Average weather in Puerto Vallarta

In March Puerto Vallarta generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (63°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Puerto Vallarta
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
27°C / 80°F 
16°C / 61°F 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 63°F 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Puerto Vallarta

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

Is March the best time to go to Mexico?

In our opinion March is one of the best times to visit Mexico with commonly perfect weather in Playa del Carmen.

On average the best time to visit Mexico is in January, February, March and December with generally perfect weather in Playa del Carmen. The worst month is October that can have poor weather conditions.

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