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Cancun: March Weather Averages

Daily averages for March
  Temperature 77°F


Low Temperature 72°F


  High Temperature 86°F


  Sunshine Hours 10 hrs
  Chance of Sunny Day 24 %
  Rainfall 53mm
  Rainfall days 5 days
  Chance of Rain 14 %
  Chance of Cloudy Day 5 %
  Sea Temperature 79°F


Chance of Windy Day 22 %

Daily averages for March

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
°C 24 24 24 23 23 24 23 24 25 24 25 25 25 25 25
°F 75 75 75 73 73 75 73 75 77 75 77 77 77 77 77
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
25 25 24 25 25 25 25 24 25 25 25 25 26 25 26 26
77 77 75 77 77 77 77 75 77 77 77 77 79 77 79 79

Averages for Cancun in March

Weather lowdown

The weather slowly begins to warm up in Cancun, Mexico in March, when the average temperature is around 25°C, created by highs of up to 29°C and lows of 22°C. During this month, the resort experiences just five rainy days, making it the driest month. At this time of the year there is an average of ten hours of sunshine each day and an average sea temperature of 26°C, creating the ideal conditions in which to spend some time at the beach during your holiday.

Swimming turtle with Cancun in the background

Sea Turtle swimming in Cancun turquoise waters.

Things to do

Take advantage of the fantastic weather by enjoying a short boat trip onboard the Ultramar. This excursion departs from the port at Cancun and travels to Isla Mujeres in less than 20 minutes, making it one of the fastest boats in Mexico. You can choose to sit in the air-conditioned interior and take in the views from the windows or sit outside and feel the wind blow through your hair.

El Eden Ecological Reserve is a top place for animal and nature lovers to spend the day in Cancun, Mexico. This private eco reserve is the very first one in the country dedicated to research and biodiversity, making it a popular attraction amongst tourists and locals alike. Here you’ll find plenty of ecosystems to explore and study, as well as a fascinating research facility with lab areas, observation tower, rustic trails and greenhouse.

Danaus Plexippus in El Eden Ecological Reserve Cancun

Danaus Plexippus, at El Eden Ecological Reserve Cancun.

Hit the beach

Playa Langosta is the beach of choice for many locals and is a great place to soak up the sun. Here you can relax on powdery pale sand or enjoy a swim in the calm, shallow waters. There are plenty of onsite facilities for visitors to enjoy, including lifeguards, water sports, sun beds, parasols and a fresh seafood buffet restaurant.

San Miguelito Beach is a wonderful compromise if you can’t decide on whether you should spend the day working on your tan or visiting some archaeological ruins. This beach features soft white sand and calm waters ideal for swimming, snorkelling and other sports. On top of the water sports, there is a handful of other facilities available, such as sun loungers, shades, showers and bars. Located behind the beach you’ll find the San Miguelito Archaeological site which is open to the public.

Yellow beach umbrellas on San Miguelito Beach

San Miguelito Beach, Cancun.

Where to eat & drink

Families and couples who want to try the local cuisine should pay a visit to Pik Nik. Found close to the Avenida Tulum shopping district, the low-cost eatery serves a variety of Mexican dishes, including grilled meat and fish, fajitas, burritos, taquitos, salads and tacos, each of which is accompanied by traditional Mexican side dishes.

If you’re watching your weight during your holiday, enjoy a meal at 100% Natural. This popular restaurant serves a wide selection of breakfast, starters, mains, desserts and drinks which taste so good that you’ll swear they’re not low in calories. For those of you who don’t have time for dinner, 100% Natural serves a takeaway fast food menu.

When it comes to evening entertainment, Margaritaville is always a hit amongst holidaymakers. This popular establishment hosts theme nights, such as Mardi Gras Tuesdays, rock ‘n’ roll Wednesdays, country Thursdays and karaoke Fridays, with MCs, DJs, solo artists and live bands regularly performing.

If you’ve always wanted to join a club-hopping experience, sign up for a night out with Party Rockers Cancun. On this evening you’ll be taken to the biggest and best clubs and bars in Cancun where you’ll enjoy a guide party host, transportation from your hotel, table reservations, express pass to avoid queuing and bottle service.

Mexican food at Pik Nik Cancun

Mexican dishes at Pik Nik, Cancun.

Where to stay

Hotel Hacienda de Castilla is perfect for couples and families searching for affordable accommodation in Cancun, Mexico. Located in the heart of the resort, this hotel offers a small selection of rooms equipped with everything you’ll need to enjoy your stay. There are loads of facilities available, such as swimming pool, beach club, games room, bar-restaurant, excursion booking and parking.

If a spa break sounds just like your thing, consider staying at Laguna Suites Golf & Spa. Here you’ll find a large spa where you can enjoy a number of treatments, including massages, facials and waxing. The list of onsite amenities is comprehensive and covers swimming pool, shuttle bus, restaurant and bar, with beaches, golf course, bars, restaurants and shops in the local area.

Couples and families searching for all-inclusive accommodation in Cancun should take a look at Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun. Here you’ll find a vast selection of standard units, deluxe rooms and master suites to choose from, many of which come with stunning views. Guests are invited to take advantage of the many facilities, which include swimming pools, bars, restaurants, kids’ club, spa and water sports.

The Royal Caribbean is ideal for holidaymakers who want to stay close to the beach during their holiday in Cancun. Guests can choose from a selection of spacious rooms and suites, as well as 207 villas which come with all the home comforts. The list of amenities is seemingly never-ending and includes swimming pools, children’s pools, tennis courts, fitness centre, entertainment programmes, spa, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

When it comes to all-inclusive accommodation, RIU Palace Las Americas is a fantastic choice. Located in the heart of the resort, this complex offers a vast array of rooms and suites, ensuring something for everyone. Onsite facilities are numerous and cover gym, sports activities, swimming pools, Jacuzzi, bars, restaurants, nightclub and entertainment programme.

Cancun hotels on the beach The Royal Caribbean

Cancun and the hotels by the beach, like The Royal Caribbean.

March events in Cancun


Semana Santa

29th March 2015 to 5th April 2015

Semana Santa (Holy Week) is celebrated with religious masses and services held in various churches throughout Cancun, including Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado and Nuestra Señora de la Merced.

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