The climate in Machu Picchu during March can be summarized as warm and wet.
March is in the fall / autumn in Machu Picchu and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||24.9°C 76.8°F|
|Nightly temperature||13.1°C 55.6°F|
|Average temperature||19°C 66.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||151 mm 5.9 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||22.7°C 72.8°F|
|Windspeed||9.7kph 6 mph|
On average March is the wettest month of the year in Machu Picchu with around 151mm 5.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 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 Machu Picchu in March 2023.
|Hottest month:||November||25.8°C 78.4°F|
|Driest month:||June||17mm 0.7ins|
|Coldest month:||July||24.3°C 75.7°F|
|Wettest month:||March||151mm 5.9ins|