Punta Arenas Weather in March

What's the weather like in Punta Arenas, Chile in March 2018?

The climate in Punta Arenas during March can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

March is in the fall / autumn in Punta Arenas and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

Punta Arenas weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 12.4°C 54.3°F
Nightly temperature 4.8°C 40.6°F
Average temperature 8.6°C 47.5°F
Daily sunshine 5.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 44 mm 1.7 ins
Rainy days 8 days
Sea temperature 9.6°C 49.4°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 18kph 11 mph

On average March is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Punta Arenas with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

March temperatures in Punta Arenas

March rainfall

March hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in March 2018.

Other monthly averages

Punta Arenas weather stats

Punta Arenas weather statistics
Hottest month: January 14.4°C 57.9°F
Driest month: October 26mm 1ins
Sunniest month: September 5.9hrs
Coldest month: July 3.7°C 38.7°F
Wettest month: May 45mm 1.8ins
Map showing location of Punta Arenas (-53.15, -70.91667)

Top Chile locations

Change units