Caribbean Weather in March
Information on the weather in March for cities and beach towns throughout the Caribbean has been pulled together here.
The March temperatures and rainfall given in the table below allow you to compare the climate for places on two dozen islands. The monthly averages are based on historical weather records.
These temperatures are in degrees Celsius. You can also view the temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit.
March is another month of terrific vacation weather on Caribbean beaches.
On northern islands, Cuba and the Bahamas, temperatures in March creep upwards from the cooler winter months. In the south, meanwhile, Port of Spain in Trinidad is a hot spot during the days.
Ocean temperatures normally stay a consistent 26 degrees Celsius from Puerto Rico, southwards. The water is slightly cooler, at 24.5 °C around the Bahamas.
March is the midst of the dry season for the Caribbean. For many places, including Cuba, Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico, this is normally the driest month of the year. Most areas have less than ten days with rain during March.
|Temperature °C||Island||Place||Total Rainfall|
|28||22||Dominica||Melville Hall Airport||135|||
|28||22||Dominican Republic||Punta Cana||54||7|
|29||23||Puerto Rico||San Juan||50||12|
|29||22||St. Croix (US VI)||Christiansted||39||11|
|28||21||St. John (US VI)||Cruz Bay||43||11|
|29||24||St. Lucia||Vieux Fort||58||14|
|29||24||St. Maarten||Princess Juliana AP||45||9|
|30||23||St. Thomas (US VI)||Charlotte Amalie||36||9|
|32||21||Trinidad||Port of Spain||17||6|
NOAA. National Weather Service. National Hurricane Center.
NOAA. Ocean Climate Laboratory. World Ocean Atlas 2009.
Rainfall and temperature data come from each island's meteorological organization.