Delhi Weather in March


Season: Cool Season or Winter 

Delhi weather in March is generally pleasant and mild with average temperature of 23°C (73℉). However, around the noon, it can be hot as this is the last month of the cool season and the high temperature averages around 30℃ (86℉). When the sun sets and dusk falls, it is still pretty cool and the low temperature hovers at about 15℃ (59℉). March is relatively dry with humidity of 57% and sparse rainfall of 19mm. According to historical data, only around 3 rainy days can be expected this month. 

In March, a lot of tourists capture the last chance to visit the old capital city before the hot season approaches. India’s most colorful festival Holi is also celebrated in March. So the travel cost does not lower down yet.       


Averages for Delhi Weather in March

Temperature: 23°C / 73°F
High Temperature: 30°C / 86°F
Low Temperature: 15°C / 59°F
Humidity: 57%
Rainfall: 19 mm
Rainy Days: 3 days
Sunrise: 06:12 ~ 06:46
Sunset: 18:21 ~ 18:39

What to Wear in Delhi in March

Visiting Delhi in March, it is recommended to wear some airy and breathable clothes during the day, like long sleeve cotton shirts, dresses, light pants or jeans. Nevertheless, it is very necessary to pack some coats or jackets for cool mornings and nights. In March, strong sun lights are inevitable and prepare sunglasses, sunscreen and hats to protect your skin.  
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Top Things to Do in Delhi in March

Recommendation Rate of Travel:

If you want to dive deep into the history of India, then you should not miss the National Museum located in the heart of the city, which collects artifacts of anthropology, Indian arts, epigraphy, Buddhist shrines, jewelry, weapons, and some delicate old manuscripts. After visiting the museum, you can drop by another landmark building situated in the city center, the spectacular India Gate, a war memorial commemorating soldiers. Delhi also preserves magnificent Mughal architecture like the 73-meter (240 ft.) high Qutub Minar, the splendid Red Fort, and the beautiful Humayun’s Tomb. Finally, enjoy a great meal in Connaught Place which boasts a lot of fine dining options and it is also a perfect place for shopping. Holi Festival is also celebrated in March, and you can take part in the Holi Moo Festival, enjoying performances while tasting street food and experiencing the happy festive atmosphere. Delhi is definitely a city worth your thorough exploration.    


1. March is the high travel season in Delhi and make sure to book hotels and tickets for flights in advance. 
2. Delhi’s temperature varies widely from day to night in March and pay attention to changing clothes accordingly. 
- Last updated on Apr. 14, 2023 by Kate Liu -