Mozambique in March

March

March is the final month of wet season – rains and humidity are easing, birding and turtle spotting are excellent, and warm coastal waters provide comfortable conditions for diving and snorkelling.

  • Day time maximum temperature = 35°C
  • Night time minimum temperature = 21°C
  • Average rainfall = 90mm
  • Average daylight = 12 hours

WHAT’S THE WEATHER GOING TO BE LIKE IN MOZAMBIQUE IN MARCH?

  • Both days and nights can be hot, but humidity eases throughout the month
  • It’s the final month of Mozambique’s rainy season, with rainfall decreasing especially on the coast
  • Temperatures are pretty hot
  • It’s a good idea to pack light layers and waterproof clothing.

WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF VISITING MOZAMBIQUE IN MARCH?

  • Availability of properties is good for beach destinations
  • Rain tends to come in short bursts rather than prolonged episodes
  • March is an excellent month for birding
  • On the coast, five different species of turtle may be seen nesting making for exciting photo opportunities
  • Coastal water temperatures are warm, providing comfy conditions for diving and snorkelling.

ANY LOWLIGHTS?

  • Boutique lodges on the Bazaruto and Quirimbas archipelagos book up quickly for Easter, so if you plane to travel during the holidays it’s recommended to book in advance
  • Mosquito numbers are high.