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Riviera Maya Weather in March, Mexico

Riviera Maya Averages March


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    9 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    3 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    30 mm

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Riviera Maya Daily Averages March

March 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 23º 73º
2 Avg 23º 73º
3 Avg 23º 73º
4 Avg 24º 75º
5 Avg 24º 75º
6 Avg 23º 73º
7 Avg 23º 73º
8 Avg 23º 73º
9 Avg 25º 77º
10 Avg 25º 77º
11 Avg 25º 77º
12 Avg 25º 77º
13 Avg 25º 77º
14 Avg 25º 77º
15 Avg 24º 75º
16 Avg 25º 77º
17 Avg 25º 77º
18 Avg 24º 75º
19 Avg 25º 77º
20 Avg 25º 77º
21 Avg 24º 75º
22 Avg 24º 75º
23 Avg 25º 77º
24 Avg 25º 77º
25 Avg 25º 77º
26 Avg 25º 77º
27 Avg 25º 77º
28 Avg 25º 77º
29 Avg 24º 75º
30 Avg 25º 77º
31 Avg 26º 79º
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March Weather Averages

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What's The Weather Like in Riviera Maya in March?

Riviera Maya's tropical climate means there is very little variation in the weather throughout the year. March is part of the dry season, so tourists can enjoy the hot weather without the intense heat and humidity that comes in the wet season.

How Hot Is It In Riviera Maya In March?

Riviera Maya, Mexico gradually warms up in March, when the average temperature is around 25°C. In this month, highs of  29°C are common during the warmest part of the day, cooling down to around 23°C after dark.

How Much Does It Rain In Riviera Maya in March?

The number of rainy days drops down to three in March. 

How Humid Does It Get In Riviera Maya In March?

The humidity decreases very slightly to 78%.

IsThe Sea Warm In March In Mexico?

The sea temperature is a pleasant 26°C.

Sunshine Hours In Riviera Maya In March?

There are approximately nine hours of sunshine each day.

Hotels for Riviera Maya in March

Cabanas Zazilkin

Families and couples looking for budget accommodation in Tulum should take a look at Cabanas Zazilkin. Here you can choose between 12 standard rooms, 43 rustic cabanas and three premium cabanas. Facilities are numerous and include restaurants, bars, beach club access and excursion booking.

Azul Fives Hotel by Karisma

When it comes to top end accommodation, it doesn't get much better than Azul Fives Hotel by Karisma in Playa del Carmen. Guests can choose from family rooms, deluxe units or suites and also have access to the swimming pool, full concierge, kids' club, spa, restaurants and lounges.

La Pasion Hotel Boutique

Also located in Playa del Carmen, La Pasion Hotel Boutique is another great place for couples and families to stay. There is a selection of rooms to choose from, all of which come with king-size beds, mini bar, plasma TV, air conditioning and free WiFi access. The list of facilities is extensive and includes swimming pools, Jacuzzi, gym, library and tropical gardens.

Hotel Cielo

Hotel Cielo is one of the most popular hotels in Playa del Carmen. Located close to the beach, this complex offers standard units, king-size rooms and family rooms, ensuring something to suit everyone. The onsite restaurant has a great reputation and serves a selection of local dishes made with fresh ingredients. 

Beaches for March for Riviera Maya

Kantenah Beach

Take advantage of the fantastic weather and spend a day or two at the beach. Naturists will have a great time at Hidden Beach Resort in Kantenah, where clothing is optional. This adults-only bay is the ideal location to enjoy sunbathing, beach games and sports in the nude. You'll find a great selection of amenities here, including sun loungers, parasols, showers, boat hire and a choice of water sports.

Central Beach

If you can't wait to try out some water sports, visit the Central beach at Playa del Carmen. Lined with a number of dive shops, bars and restaurants, this bay provides every kind of water sport you can think of, including pedalo hire, boat hire, scuba diving, snorkelling, parasailing and jet skiing. Visitors have access to a number of facilities at this white sand beach, including sun loungers, shades, showers, restaurants and bars.

Restaurants and Bars for Riviera Maya in March

La Mission

Seafood lovers won't want to miss the chance to visit La Missionin Playa del Carmen. Surrounded by tropical gardens and Mayan ruins, this eatery serves a top selection of fresh fish and seafood dishes. If you're not in the mood for fish, there are plenty of other choices on offer, including meat-based and vegetarian meals. The restaurant follows an "If you don't like it, you don't pay for it" policy, so you can try whatever you want without worrying about not liking it.

La Santanera

If you're looking for a place to party until dawn, visit La Santanera in Playa del Carmen. Comprising of two sections, this club features one chill out lounge and one open-air dance area, creating the perfect place for a night out. The resident DJ is often accompanied by some of the resort's biggest and best artists who always create a fantastic atmosphere every night of the week.

Beetle Love Mojito & Juice Bar

Beetle Love Mojito & Juice Bar in Tulum is a mobile bar service held on a VW Beetle with its own sugar cane crusher used to make fresh sugar cane juice. This juice is one of the main ingredients in their mojitos which are some of the best in Riviera Maya, Mexico. As well as their famous mojitos, this bar also serves a selection of alcohol-free cocktails for the kids to enjoy.

Things to Do in Riviera Maya in March

Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

Families and couples will have a great time at the Punta Laguna Nature Reserve near the Gulf Coast. Set in a large nature reserve, this park covers 5,000 hectares and features zip lines, rappels and lagoons. Most people visit in the morning, so if you plan your trip for around 2pm, you'll have the park almost to yourself. There are a number of guides to be found throughout the site who are happy to take groups on tours of the best parts of the reserve.

Chaak Tun

If you'd like to see more natural attractions, visit Chaak Tun in Playa del Carmen to see one of the best underground cave networks in Riviera Maya. Here you'll find a number of jungle paths leading to caverns and lagoons which are perfect for swimming, snorkeling and diving. If you want to go on a guided tour, it's best to visit around 3pm after most of the visitors have already left. This way you will have plenty of time to explore the cenotes at your own pace.

Dates for the diary

The Riviera Maya Food & Wine Festival is held every year around the third week of March and is a great event for the whole family to enjoy. At this festival you'll have the chance to try traditional Mexican food and drink, as well as watch demonstrations carried out by internationally-renowned chefs.

The Chichen Itza Serpent of Light takes place during the Equinox in March, at the historical site of Chichen Itza. During this event, the Earth's equator crosses into the centre of the sun's path, creating serpent patterns of light and shadows on the temple at dusk. This incredible experience can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages, don't forget to bring your camera.

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