Weather in March in Philippines

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

What is the weather like in Philippines in March?

The weather in Philippines in March ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

March has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Baguio with 25°C (77°F) to very warm temperatures in General Santos with 34°C (93°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C (73°F) in General Santos and 15°C (58°F) in Baguio. Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Laoag with 2mm (0.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Surigao with 320mm (13inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 227 hours of sunshine in Manila 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 Philippines.

Where to go in Philippines in March

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

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

Average weather in Manila

In March Manila generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (78°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Manila
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 
24°C / 76°F 
199 hours 
15mm / 0.6inch 
2 days 
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 78°F 
227 hours 
17mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
27°C / 80°F 
261 hours 
25mm / 1inch 
2 days 
Climate in Manila

Average weather in Boracay

In March Boracay generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Boracay
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
24mm / 0.9inch 
9 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
59mm / 2.3inch 
9 days 
April   >> April
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
65mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
Climate in Boracay

Average weather in Puerto Princesa

In March Puerto Princesa generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Puerto Princesa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
23mm / 0.9inch 
3 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
37mm / 1.5inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 76°F 
54mm / 2.1inch 
7 days 
Climate in Puerto Princesa

Average weather in Cebu City

In March Cebu City generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cebu City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
68mm / 2.7inch 
9 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 76°F 
57mm / 2.2inch 
8 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 78°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Cebu City

Average weather in Panglao City

In March Panglao City generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Panglao City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
68mm / 2.7inch 
9 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 76°F 
57mm / 2.2inch 
8 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 78°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Panglao City

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

Is March the best time to go to Philippines?

In our opinion March is one of the best times to visit Philippines with commonly perfect weather in Manila.

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

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