March weather forecast and climate
Quito, Ecuador

A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
March, the first month of the autumn, in Quito, is also a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 9°C (48.2°F) and 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is March, with an average high-temperature of 15.6°C (60.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F).

Humidity

March is the most humid month in Quito, Ecuador, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

Rainfall

In Quito, in March, during 27 rainfall days, 178mm (7.01") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Quito, during the entire year, the rain falls for 322.7 days and collects up to 1835mm (72.24") of precipitation.

Daylight

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Quito. Months with the shortest days are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Quito is March, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the coldest month in Quito?

March is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 15.6°C (60.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the temperature in March in Quito?

In March, the average high-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the most humid month in Quito?

March is the most humid month in Quito, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in March in Quito?

The average relative humidity in March in Quito is 89%.

How many days does it rain in March in Quito?

In Quito, in March, during 27 rainfall days, 178mm (7.01") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When are the longest days in Quito?

Months with the longest days in Quito, Ecuador, are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

What is the month with the shortest days in Quito?

Months with the shortest days in Quito are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in March in Quito?

In Quito, Ecuador, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Quito?

The month with the least sunshine in Quito, Ecuador, is March, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Quito have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Quito?

Months with the highest UV index in Quito, Ecuador, are January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in March in Quito?

In Quito, Ecuador, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average high temperature in March: 15.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (17.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (15.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (9.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7.6°C).

Average pressure in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average pressure in March: 1013.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.9mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (6.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February and April (4.3km/h).

Average humidity in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average humidity in March: 89%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

Average rainfall in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall in March: 178mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (229mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (78mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall days in March: 27 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (22.7 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with the shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

Months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average sunshine days in March: 3.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (4.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (0.3 days).

Average UV index in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average cloud cover in March: 64

Months with the most cloud cover are March, April and November (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in March - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average visibility in March: 6km

Months with the highest visibility are July, August and September (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (6km).