Paarl weather in March (Western Cape, South Africa)

Looking to travel to Paarl in March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Paarl, March is characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. March falls within the summer season. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 83°F (show in °C). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 59°F.

Paarl in March usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 0.9 inches (show in mm) for the month. Typically around 5 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 293 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a prime time to visit Paarl. January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December typically offer the best weather. While June, July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Paarl, monthly averages in March

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 59°F  
Max Temperature 83.3°F  
Chance of Rain 15%  
Precipitation 0.9 inches  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Sunshine 293 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (42 KM, 26 Miles).

Where to go in South Africa in March

Find out more about the weather in South Africa 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Paarl 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. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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