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Visiting Ponce, Puerto Rico in March

March is one of the best months to visit Ponce for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

March has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.9cm (1.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). March is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Ponce in one of the other best months of January, February, December, for the best beach weather.

March marks the beginning of warmer days in Ponce, with plenty of sunshine for sunbathing. Swimming becomes more enjoyable as the water temperature rises. Snorkeling and diving conditions remain favorable, and the waves are suitable for surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Ponce in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Ponce.

March has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.9cm (1.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Ponce in March?

Yes, March is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (80°F).

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Ponce?

Yes, March is a great time for a holiday in Ponce.

March has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.9cm (1.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). March is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Ponce warm in March?

Yes, Ponce is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in March is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in March is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ponce in March?

The average day light hours per day in Ponce in March are 12. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Ponce in March

March is the beginning of the spring break season, so you may encounter more tourists and college students visiting Ponce's beaches. However, it is still not considered the peak season, so the beaches are not extremely crowded. There are no major public holidays or events in March that would significantly affect the beach crowds.

Temperature in Ponce in March

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in March is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in March is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ponce in March is 21°C (69°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ponce in March

During March the average day light hours are 12 per day in Ponce. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ponce in March is typically 12.6 during March. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Ponce in March

The average sea water temperature in Ponce in March is 26.4°C (79.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ponce in March

The average total rainfall in Ponce in March is 4.9cm (1.9inches) and on average there are 5.5 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ponce in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ponce in March is 22°C (72°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ponce in March is typically 88.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.8% in the previous month and 89.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ponce in March is typically 73.7%. The average relative humidity is 73.4% in the previous month and 75.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ponce in March

The average maximum wind speed in Ponce in March is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ponce in March is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ponce in March is from the East-Southeast.

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