Weather in March in Mongolia

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

What is the weather like in Mongolia in March?

The weather in Mongolia in March is generally poor.

During March in Mongolia, the temperature ranges from very low in Ulan Gom with -11°C (12°F) to low temperatures in Dalanzadgad with 4°C (39°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to -9°C (16°F) in Dalanzadgad and -24°C (-11°F) in Ulan Gom. It is a very cold month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.

Precipitation in March ranges from almost non in Ölgii with an average of 1mm (0inch) snow/rainfall to low in Tsetserleg with 7mm (0.3inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 265 hours of sunshine in Ulaanbaatar during the whole month.

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

Where to go in Mongolia in March

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

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

Average weather in Ulaanbaatar

In March Ulaanbaatar generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -1°C (31°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -13°C (9°F) and almost non monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ulaanbaatar
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
-10°C / 14°F 
-22°C / -8°F 
205 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
7 days 
poor 
-1°C / 31°F 
-13°C / 9°F 
265 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
7 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
10°C / 50°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
263 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
7 days 
Climate in Ulaanbaatar

Average weather in Gobi desert

In March Gobi desert generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 3°C (37°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -14°C (7°F) and almost non monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gobi desert
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
-6°C / 22°F 
-23°C / -9°F 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
poor 
3°C / 37°F 
-14°C / 7°F 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
13°C / 55°F 
-3°C / 27°F 
2mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
Climate in Gobi desert

Average weather in Baitag

In March Baitag generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 3°C (37°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -12°C (10°F) and almost non monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Baitag
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
-7°C / 19°F 
-24°C / -11°F 
215 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
poor 
3°C / 37°F 
-12°C / 10°F 
273 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
13°C / 55°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
295 hours 
5mm / 0.2inch 
Climate in Baitag

Average weather in Baruun Urt

In March Baruun Urt generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -1°C (30°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -14°C (7°F) and almost non monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Baruun Urt
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
-12°C / 10°F 
-23°C / -9°F 
216 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
poor 
-1°C / 30°F 
-14°C / 7°F 
264 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
10°C / 50°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
275 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
Climate in Baruun Urt

Average weather in Dalanzadgad

In March Dalanzadgad generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C (39°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C (16°F) and almost non monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Dalanzadgad
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
-3°C / 27°F 
-17°C / 1°F 
1mm / 0inch 
poor 
4°C / 39°F 
-9°C / 16°F 
3mm / 0.1inch 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
13°C / 55°F 
0°C / 32°F 
5mm / 0.2inch 
Climate in Dalanzadgad

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

Is March the best time to go to Mongolia?

In our opinion March is not the best time to visit Mongolia with commonly poor weather in Ulaanbaatar.

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

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