March weather forecast and climate
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

A clear skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
A clear skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a warm month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to be a hot 30.6°C (87.1°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The least humid month in Playa del Carmen is March, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 24mm (0.94") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January through March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).
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

The average length of the day in Playa del Carmen is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Playa del Carmen is 8.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Playa del Carmen?

In March, in Playa del Carmen, the average high-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be 30.6°C (87.1°F).

What is the least humid month in Playa del Carmen?

March is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in March in Playa del Carmen?

In March, the average relative humidity in Playa del Carmen is 74%.

What is the driest month in Playa del Carmen?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Playa del Carmen. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 24mm (0.94") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in March in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, in March, during 13 rainfall days, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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, Mexico, in March, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in March in Playa del Carmen?

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

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

The average sunshine in March is 8.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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

In Playa del Carmen, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average temperature in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.8°C).

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Average pressure in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average pressure in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average pressure in March: 1016.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average wind speed in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (16.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (11.9km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average humidity in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average rainfall in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in March: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (169mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (24mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average rainfall days in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (24.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (12.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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

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

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average sunshine days in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (2.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average UV index in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average UV index in March: 7

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average cloud cover in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average cloud cover in March: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in March
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average visibility in March - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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