March weather forecast
Lima, Peru

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Amazing waterfront and the Costa Verde highway line just outside Lima, Peru
Amazing waterfront and the Costa Verde highway line just outside Lima, Peru

Weather in March

March sees a continuation of February's patterns in Lima with trivial variations in weather conditions. The end of the summer season approaches but does not cause significant disruptions in the city's climate. Sea temperatures average at 20.9°C (69.6°F), providing opportunities for beach visits and water activities. While rainfall remains constant at 3mm (0.12"), days of rainfall increase, marking the onset of Peru's shoulder season. Wind conditions continue to remain mild, ensuring a tranquil environment in Lima.

Temperature

March in Lima welcomes an average high-temperature of a still warm 25.3°C (77.5°F), not much different from the preceding month. A modest dip in temperatures to an average of 21.3°C (70.3°F) is observed throughout Lima's March nights.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Lima, in March, it is raining for 5.7 days, with typically 3mm (0.12") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lima, there are 22.6 rainfall days, and 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: Most people find swimming in 20.9°C (69.6°F) unenjoyable. As the water temperature falls from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F), controlling one's breathing becomes harder.

Daylight

In Lima, Peru, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 18:30. On the last day of March, in Lima, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:11 -05.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Lima is 9.3h.

UV index

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Lima. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, a daily UV index of 6 turns into the following recommendations:
Undertake precautions and comply with sun safety standards. Protection from skin and eye injury is vital. Avoid exposure to the Sun and try to stay in the shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most potent, but be aware that parasols or canopies may not offer full protection. Outfit yourself in sun-safe attire, like long sleeves, pants, a hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses.
Updated: Jan 29, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average March temperature in Lima?

The high-temperature, in March, in Lima, is 25.3°C (77.5°F), while the low-temperature averages to 21.3°C (70.3°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Lima?

In March, the average relative humidity in Lima, Peru, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Lima?

In March, the rain falls for 5.7 days. Throughout March, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea warmest in Lima?

With an average sea temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F), March is the month with the warmest seawater in Lima.

What is the sea temperature in March in Lima?

In March, the average sea temperature in Lima, Peru, is 20.9°C (69.6°F). For most, swimming in 20.9°C (69.6°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Lima have in March?

In March, the average day length in Lima is 12h and 10min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Lima?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 18:30. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:11 -05.

How long on average sun shines in March in Lima?

In Lima, the average sunshine duration in March is 9.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lima?

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in March in Lima?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Lima, Peru

Average temperature in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average high temperature in March: 25.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (25.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (21.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (14.9°C).

Average pressure in March
Lima, Peru

Average pressure in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average pressure in March: 1014.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1016.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1013.8mbar).

Average wind speed in March
Lima, Peru

Average wind speed in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (13.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (10.4km/h).

Average humidity in March
Lima, Peru

Average humidity in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (75%).

Average rainfall in March
Lima, Peru

Average rainfall in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall in March: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March
Lima, Peru

Average rainfall days in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (5.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in March
Lima, Peru

Average sea temperature in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average sea temperature in March: 20.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (15.8°C).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Lima, Peru

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).

Average sunshine days in March
Lima, Peru

Average sunshine days in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average sunshine days in March: 23.8 days

The months with the most sunshine days are August and October (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (21.1 days).

Average UV index in March
Lima, Peru

Average UV index in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in March
Lima, Peru

Average cloud cover in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average cloud cover in March: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

Average visibility in March
Lima, Peru

Average visibility in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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

Lima, Peru

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