Wakayama weather in March

Considering a trip to Wakayama this March and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Wakayama in March?

Wakayama is a region in Japan. March in Wakayama generally has moderate temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

The average maximum temperatures are moderate and range from 13°C in Koyasan to 16°C in Taiji. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 9°C in Taiji and 3°C in Koyasan.

In March, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Wakayama with an average of 131 mm to heavy rainfall in Taiji with 183 mm. Most cities enjoy a balanced amount of sunshine, with around 175 hours of sunlight anticipated in Shirahama. This ensures the days are neither too dim nor excessively sunny.

For specific regional insights in Wakayama for March, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Wakayama climate page.

Where to go in Wakayama in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Wakayama on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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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).

Popular destinations in Wakayama

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

Average weather in Shirahama

In March Shirahama generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Shirahama
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
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12°C 
6°C 
134 hours 
130 mm 
14 days 
poor 
15°C 
8°C 
175 hours 
162 mm 
17 days 
April   >> April
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19°C 
12°C 
180 hours 
176 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Shirahama

Average weather in Wakayama

In March Wakayama generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Wakayama
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
4°C 
134 hours 
107 mm 
16 days 
poor 
14°C 
7°C 
175 hours 
131 mm 
17 days 
April   >> April
>>  
19°C 
11°C 
180 hours 
136 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Wakayama

Average weather in Koyasan

In March Koyasan generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Koyasan
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
9°C 
-0°C 
134 hours 
111 mm 
17 days 
poor 
13°C 
3°C 
175 hours 
143 mm 
18 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
19°C 
8°C 
180 hours 
151 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Koyasan

Average weather in Katsuura

In March Katsuura generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Katsuura
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
12°C 
6°C 
132 mm 
14 days 
poor 
15°C 
8°C 
182 mm 
17 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
19°C 
13°C 
199 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Katsuura

Average weather in Tanabe

In March Tanabe generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Tanabe
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
5°C 
134 hours 
128 mm 
15 days 
poor 
15°C 
7°C 
175 hours 
162 mm 
17 days 
April   >> April
>>  
19°C 
12°C 
180 hours 
178 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Tanabe

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Is March the best time to visit Wakayama?

Given the typically unpleasant weather conditions in Shirahama, March may not be the ideal time to visit Wakayama.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in April, May, August and November offering mostly tolerable weather in Shirahama. In contrast, January, February, June and July tend to have poor weather conditions.

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