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.
|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||5.7 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||44 mm 1.7 ins|
|Rainy days||8 days|
|Sea temperature||9.6°C 49.4°F|
|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 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.
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 Punta Arenas in March 2023.
|Hottest month:||January||14.4°C 57.9°F|
|Driest month:||October||26mm 1ins|
|Coldest month:||July||3.7°C 38.7°F|
|Wettest month:||May||45mm 1.8ins|