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Visiting Cancun, Mexico in March

March is one of the best months to visit Cancun for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

March has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 2.9cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). March is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Cancun in one of the other best months of February, April, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Cancun in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Cancun.

March has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 2.9cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cancun in March?

Yes, March is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (79°F).

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Cancun?

Yes, March is a great time for a holiday in Cancun.

March has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 2.9cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). March is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cancun warm in March?

Yes, Cancun is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in March is 28°C (83°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cancun in March is 24°C (76°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cancun in March?

The average day light hours per day in Cancun in March are 12. The sunshine percentage is 53.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Cancun in March

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in March is 28°C (83°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cancun in March is 24°C (76°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cancun in March is 21°C (69°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cancun in March

During March the average day light hours are 12 per day in Cancun. The sunshine percentage is 53.6% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cancun in March is typically 11.9 during March. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cancun in March

The average sea water temperature in Cancun in March is 25.9°C (78.6°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cancun in March

The average total rainfall in Cancun in March is 2.9cm (1.1inches) and on average there are 3.9 rainy days in March making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cancun in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cancun in March is 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cancun in March is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.7% in the previous month and 91.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cancun in March is typically 76.3%. The average relative humidity is 78.7% in the previous month and 75.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cancun in March

The average maximum wind speed in Cancun in March is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cancun in March is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cancun in March is from the East.

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