Playa del Carmen
Mexico
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

A bright skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with large rocks
A bright skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with large rocks
The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.6°C (85.3°F) and 19°C (66.2°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26°C (78.8°F) and only 3.8 rainfall days, with 28.1mm (1.1") of accumulated rainfall, make March the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still warm 29.6°C (85.3°F). In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is March when the rain falls for 3.8 days and typically collects 28.1mm (1.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Playa del Carmen.
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Playa del Carmen, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are March through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Playa del Carmen?

In March, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How much does it rain in Playa del Carmen in March?

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in March, during 3.8 rainfall days, 28.1mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Playa del Carmen?

The month with the least rainfall in Playa del Carmen is March when the rain falls for 3.8 days and typically collects 28.1mm (1.1") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Playa del Carmen?

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Playa del Carmen.

What is the water temperature in March in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, the average seawater temperature in March is 26°C (78.8°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Playa del Carmen have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 12h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Playa del Carmen?

Months with the most sunshine in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, are March through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in March in Playa del Carmen?

The average sunshine in March is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Playa del Carmen?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in March: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.9°C).

Average rainfall in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in March: 28.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (284.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (28.1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (15.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average UV index in March: 11

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 7).