Machala weather in March (Ecuador)

Curious about the March weather in Machala? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In March, Machala generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 28°C, while night temperatures can drop to 23°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.

Machala in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 395 mm for the month. This month marks the year's heaviest rainfall, with frequent intense rainshowers. It's advisable to be prepared with appropriate rain gear to stay dry. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Machala. July, August, September and October generally stand out with the best circumstances. While February, March and April tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Machala, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 23°C  
Max Temperature 28°C  
Chance of Rain 41%  
Precipitation 395 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 75% *  
* Data from: Tumbes, Peru (65 KM, 40 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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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 Machala in March?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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