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Curaçao Weather in March

Curaçao rainfall and high temperatures in March.
Curaçao rainfall and high temperatures in March. © 2018 Scott S. Bateman
Anyone who visits Curaçao in March will usually find some of the warmest and weather in the Caribbean.

The average March weather in Curaçao has a high temperature of 87 degrees Fahrenheit and rainfall of only a half inch. It's the driest month of the year for this Caribbean island near Aruba and the Venezuela coast.

The ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are known for dry weather because they lie outside of the worst areas during the Caribbean hurricane season.

Aruba is by far the most popular of these three Dutch territories followed by Curaçao, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization.

Curaçao averages about 35,000 visitors in March, which is about the same amount for most months of the year.

Temperatures in March
The average high temperature in March is nearly 87 degrees Fahrenheit or more than 30 Celsius, according to the Meteorological Service of Netherland Antilles and Aruba. Average highs usually take place mid-afternoon.

By comparison, the coldest month of the year is January with 85 Fahrenheit. The warmest is September at 91 Fahrenheit, but September is the most active month of the Caribbean hurricane season.

The average low temperature is nearly 77 Fahrenheit or 25 Celsius. Average lows mostly occur at night.

The average water temperature is 79 Fahrenheit or 26 Celcius. Although that average is warm enough for swimming, it is no guarantee the water will be comfortable during a particular week.

Although averages help with vacation planning, the actual numbers often vary somewhat from year to year.

Rainfall in March


The risk of rain is March is lower than any time during the year. The average rainfall of 0.6 inches is the lowest of any month.

Curaçao has a dry season that goes from January through September with each month historically averaging less than two inches.

By comparison, the rainy season goes from October through December and has about three to four inches of rain during a typical month.

Curaçao weather in March is ideal for anyone thinking about a visit to this southern Caribbean island.
Scott S. Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean and the Americas.

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February 17, 2020
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