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Cotacachi weather in March (Ecuador)

Curious about the March weather in Cotacachi? This guide provides all the details you need.

In March, Cotacachi generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 19°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 10°C.

Cotacachi in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 255 mm for the month. Typically around 17 days of rainfall is expected.

The area enjoys a balanced 122 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Cotacachi. August typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Cotacachi, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 55%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 255 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 82% *  
SunshineSunshine 122 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Quito, Ecuador (55 KM, 34 Miles).

Where to go in Ecuador in March

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 Cotacachi in March?

For visitors traveling to Cotacachi, 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
6/10
Camping
3/10

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