March Precipitation Averages for South American Cities





The tables below give March averages for rainfall at major cities throughout South America. Each place has a total for how much precipitation it usually gets this month and most have data on the number of days with wet weather.

Included in the group are South America's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The cities are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Asunción to Cochabamba or Córdoba to Montevideo or Natal to Vitíria.

The amounts of rain are averages of historical climate measurements made over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Average March precipitation
Days City Inches Milli­metres
7 Asunción, Paraguay 4.6 118
4 Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1.1 27
1 Barranquilla, Colombia 0.1 1
26 Belém, Brazil 17.6 447
9 Belo Horizonte, Brazil 5.6 143
16 Bogotá, Colombia 3.6 92
13 Brasília, Brazil 7.1 181
14 Bucaramanga, Colombia 5.4 137
Buenos Aires, Argentina 5.3 134
15 Cali, Colombia 5.9 150
10 Campinas, Brazil 5.0 126
3 Caracas, Venezuela 0.4 11
1 Cartagena, Colombia 0.1 2
17 Cayenne, French Guiana 10.2 260
13 Cochabamba, Bolivia 2.9 74
March rainfall averages
Days City Inches Milli­metres
Córdoba, Argentina 4.3 110
12 Curitiba, Brazil 5.5 139
22 Fortaleza, Brazil 12.7 323
10 Georgetown, Guyana 4.4 111
15 Goiânia, Brazil 8.1 207
21 Guayaquil, Ecuador 12.4 316
15 Joao Pessoa, Brazil 9.9 252
16 La Paz - El Alto, Bolivia 3.3 83
Lima, Peru 0.2 5
17 Maceió, Brazil 7.7 195
20 Manaus, Brazil 13.2 335
1 Maracaibo, Venezuela 0.2 6
2 Maracay, Venezuela 0.8 19
18 Medellín, Colombia 5.1 129
Mendoza, Argentina 1.2 31
8 Montevideo, Uruguay 4.1 105
Average amount of rain in March
Days City Inches Milli­metres
14 Natal, Brazil 7.7 196
Paramaribo, Suriname 4.4 111
8 Porto Alegre, Brazil 4.1 105
19 Quito, Ecuador 5.8 147
16 Recife, Brazil 10.1 257
8 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5.3 136
Rosario, Argentina 6.5 165
16 Salvador, Brazil 6.0 152
14 Santa Cruz, Bolivia 6.0 153
2 Santiago, Chile 0.1 3
23 Sao Luís, Brazil 16.9 428
11 São Paulo, Brazil 6.3 161
13 Sucre, Bolivia 3.8 96
19 Teresina, Brazil 11.7 298
9 Vitíria, Brazil 4.3 108
Reference

The precipitation data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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