Chilecito weather in March (La Rioja Province, Argentina)

Curious about the March weather in Chilecito? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In March, Chilecito typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 23°C, while nights can cool down to about 14°C.

Chilecito in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 399 mm for the month. It records the year's peak rainfall, often coming down quite heavily. We recommend bringing a poncho, which will keep you dry. Typically around 5 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 216 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Chilecito. August generally stands out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Chilecito climate page with graphs.

 

Chilecito, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 14°C  
Max Temperature 23°C  
Chance of Rain 17%  
Precipitation 399 mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 69% *  
Sunshine 216 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 57% *  
* Data from: La Rioja, Argentina (67 KM, 42 Miles).

Where to go in Argentina in March

Find out more about the weather in Argentina in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Chilecito in March?

For visitors traveling to Chilecito, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.

Swimming
7/10
Camping
6/10

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