March: Explore the South coast

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March

Monthly Overview

What to Do

The Pacific Coast: March is a great time to arrive to enjoy the vast array of watersports, the ocean and the surf! This month has the best water climate making it a perfect choice if you plan to spend your days surfing, wind-surfing or swimming.

Less tourism: Many travellers have a preference to avoid rainy season and usually will arrive into Peru for July or August. March provides the best chance to discover Lima, Arequipa, Puerto Maldonado, Ica, Cusco, and Machu Picchu without contending with large swathes of tourists and longer than average queues.

Better tarifs: One of the benefits of visiting Peru during March is that prices are considerably more economical. You’ll save money on flight fares, accommodation rates, and many activities during your trip at this time of year uncovering promotions and discounts inland to the best attractions.

Festivities

The Ica Region of Peru is famous for quite a few things, the Nazca Lines and the desert oasis of Huacachina among them, but those in-the-know also recognise it as the best wine-producing region in the country.

Celebrated every year from the 1950’s, Festival Internacional de la Vendimia, or the International Harvest Festival, a notable lady is famously chosen to ceremoniously stomp on the first grapes harvested of the season.

South Coast Climate Conditions

The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Ica, Peru, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.5°C (77.9°F) and 19.5°C (67.1°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.5°C (67.1°F), March is the warmest month.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Ica is 72%.

Rainfall

In Ica, during March, the rain falls for 18.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.06″) of precipitation. In Ica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 79.5 days and collects up to 108mm (4.25″) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Ica, Peru, the average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 9.2h.

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