Lima
Peru
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Lima, Peru

Amazing waterfront and the Costa Verde highway line just outside Lima, Peru
Amazing waterfront and the Costa Verde highway line just outside Lima, Peru
March, the first month of the autumn, in Lima, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 26°C (78.8°F) and an average low of 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Lima, is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Lima, Peru, is 82.7%.

Rainfall

March is the last month it rains. During 1 rainfall days, in March, Lima aggregates 4.9mm (0.2") of precipitation. In Lima, Peru, during the entire year, the rain falls for 13 days and collects up to 13mm (0.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 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).

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Lima is 4.5h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lima. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in March in Lima?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Lima, is 26°C (78.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Lima?

In March, the average relative humidity in Lima, Peru, is 82.7%.

What is the last month it rains in Lima?

March is the last month it rains. During 1 rainfall days, in March, Lima aggregates 4.9mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Lima?

The month with the warmest seawater in Lima is March, with an average sea temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F). Swimming in 20.9°C (69.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the sea water temperature in March in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, in March, the average water temperature 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).

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

In Lima, Peru, the average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, the average sunshine in March is 4.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Lima?

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in March in Lima?

In Lima, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average high temperature in March: 26°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (18.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (19.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are August and September (14.6°C).

Average humidity in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average humidity in March: 82.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (85.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (81.5%).

Average rainfall in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall in March: 4.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (5.4mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and November (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (1 days).

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: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 0.9h).

Average UV index in March - Lima, Peru
  • Average UV index in March: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).