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Cancun in March: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

Planning a trip and want to know what the weather in Cancun in March will be like? Take a look at our weather guide for Cancun, based on historical data.
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March

Weather in Cancun in March 2025

Good Weather
Warm
☁️
Cloudy
Planning a trip to Cancun in March? You are in luck! The weather is generally good, with an average maximum temperature of +81°F and approximately 4 sunny days. Just be prepared for some rain, as there are usually around 3 rainy days and 32 mm of precipitation. Expect good weather and pack accordingly to enjoy the outdoors. Search flights in one click on Avionero.
Good to know:
  • March is usually the driest month of the year in Cancun

Average weather

☀️
+81°F
Avg. max. temperature
+48°F
Min.
+88°F
Max.
32 mm
Total precipitation
75%
Avg. humidity
3 m/s
Avg. wind
4 ☀️
Sunny Days
24 ⛅️
Cloudy
3 🌦
Rainy
Our opinion: Cancun has good weather in March.

Average temperature in Cancun in March

Here are the expected maximum, average and minimum temperatures in Cancun for March based on the historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

Going from a maximum of +84°F during the day to a minimum of +68°F during the night, the temperature in March averages around +81°F.

The average maximum temperature goes up 44% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +77°F to +84°F.

Is Cancun warm or cold in March?

Cancun is typically warm in March.

Maximum temperatures go up compared to the previous month from +79°F to +81°F. The minimum temperature also goes up from +73°F to +73°F.

It’s generally warm, but pack a long-sleeve shirt for evenings.

Take a look at how March is compared to other months in Cancun:

Climate in Cancun in March

Cancun weather looks like this, on average, in March and the surrounding months.
FebruaryMarchApril
Avg. temperature
+79°F+81°F+82°F
Min. temperature
+55°F+48°F+59°F
Max. temperature
+88°F+88°F+90°F
Rainfall
37 mm32 mm32 mm
Wind
2 m/s3 m/s3 m/s
Humidity
77%75%75%
Air pressure
1016 HPa1014 HPa1013 HPa
Sunny days
444
Cloudy days
202423
Rainy days
433
Snowy days
000

March weather is still as good as in February. It’s getting warmer as March arrives. The average maximum temperature goes up from +79°F to +81°F during the day. As March arrives, the amount of rainfall goes down. On average, the rainfall volume decreases from 37 mm to 32 mm. It feels drier, as humidity decreases from 77% to 75%. Winds are stronger in comparison to February, going up from 2 m/s to 3 m/s on average. The amount of sunny days stay about the same, averaging 4 sunny days during the month.

April brings much the same weather, it remains good.

Wind

Wind speed in Cancun in March based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

The average wind speed is 4 m/s getting up to 8 m/s which is a medium breeze. You can feel it, especially getting out of the water.

The average wind speed in Cancun is gradually increasing during March, going from 2 m/s to 8 m/s over the course of the month.

Rain

Amount of rainfall in mm during March in Cancun based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Total precipitation in March is about 19 mm, with a 45% chance of rain on a typical day. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 3 mm, which is considered light rain. March is a pretty wet month with over 14 rainy days, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella, raincoat, and a pair of wellies.
Here’s how March is compared with other months in the amount of precipitation, total mm:
Cancun wettest month is September, where a typical day has a 60% chance of precipitation and 172 mm of rainfall per day. March, on the other hand, is the driest month with a mere 10% chance of precipitation and 32 mm of rainfall per day.

How was the weather last March in Cancun?

This is the weather in Cancun in March 2023:
1 March
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+77°F
2 March
☀️
+78°F
3 March
☁️
+80°F
4 March
☁️
+79°F
5 March
☁️
+81°F
6 March
☁️
+79°F
7 March
☁️
+81°F
8 March
☁️
+82°F
9 March
☁️
+82°F
10 March
☁️
+83°F
11 March
☁️
+83°F
12 March
☀️
+83°F
13 March
☁️
+75°F
14 March
🌧️
+80°F
15 March
☁️
+82°F
16 March
☁️
+81°F
17 March
☁️
+82°F
18 March
☁️
+83°F
19 March
☁️
+83°F
20 March
☁️
+83°F
21 March
☁️
+82°F
22 March
🌧️
+82°F
23 March
☁️
+83°F
24 March
☁️
+84°F
25 March
☁️
+80°F
26 March
☁️
+78°F
27 March
☀️
+79°F
28 March
☀️
+80°F
29 March
☁️
+81°F
30 March
☁️
+82°F
31 March
☁️
+83°F
In March 2023 Cancun had 4 sunny days, 25 cloudy days, and 2 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +81°F, with an absolute maximum of +84°F and a minimum of +75°F. The average humidity was 73%, with a maximum of 100% and a minimum of 42%. The average wind speed was 4 m/s, with a maximum of 13 m/s and a minimum of 0 m/s.
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Climate Change Over the Years

This is how Cancun climate has changed over the last 43 years.

The climate in Cancun in March has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 2013 (+80°F) and the highest in 2003 (+89°F). The driest year was 1991 with only 5 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 1987 with 92 mm.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Cancun in March:

Is March a good time to visit Cancun?

March is a really good time to go to Cancun. The weather is nice so plan your packing around outdoor activities and exploring. Check out other good time to visit Cancun.

Can you sunbathe in Cancun in March?

March is warm in Cancun. You may enjoy some beach or pool time in the day, but pack something a tad warmer for the evening.

Is Cancun rainy in March?

Cancun is usually dry in March. Plan your packing around outdoor activities and exploring.

Is it sunny in Cancun in March?

Usually, it’s not very sunny in Cancun in March, often it’s pretty cloudy. Pack for any eventuality; layering can help reduce the number of bulky items needed.

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Monthly weather in Cancun

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Cancun, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.