March weather forecast
Alachua, FL

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Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Alachua, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 53.8°F (12.1°C) and an average high of 74.3°F (23.5°C).

Temperature

Observing a minor shift, the average high-temperature during March adjusts from February's pleasant 68.4°F (20.2°C) to a warm 74.3°F (23.5°C). During March, the average low-temperature is a fresh 53.8°F (12.1°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Alachua, in March, during 11.5 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 196.8 rainfall days, and 35.71" (907mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:29 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 7:48 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Alachua, the average sunshine in March is 8.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translates into the following recommendations:
Exercise prevention - Protecting skin and eyes from harm is required. Given the potency of the midday Sun's UV radiation, one should avoid prolonged exposure. To mitigate harm from sun exposure, pick sunglasses offering UVA and UVB defense.
Updated: Jun 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What are March temperatures?

March temperatures vary between a high-temperature of 74.3°F (23.5°C) and a low-temperature of 53.8°F (12.1°C).

What is the least humid month?

March is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in March?

In March, the average relative humidity is 70%.

How many days does it rain in March in Alachua?

In Alachua, in March, it is raining for 11.5 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in March?

In March, the average day length is 12h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:29 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 7:48 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 8.2h.

What is the UV index reading in March?

In Alachua, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Alachua, FL

Average temperature in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 74.3°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 53.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (45.5°F).

Average pressure in March
Alachua, FL

Average pressure in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.1"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Alachua, FL

Average wind speed in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.7mph).

Average humidity in March
Alachua, FL

Average humidity in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average humidity in March: 70%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (70%).

Average rainfall in March
Alachua, FL

Average rainfall in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.46").

Average rainfall days in March
Alachua, FL

Average rainfall days in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Alachua, FL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in March
Alachua, FL

Average sunshine days in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.8 days).

Average UV index in March
Alachua, FL

Average UV index in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in March
Alachua, FL

Average cloud cover in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 40).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in March
Alachua, FL

Average visibility in March - Alachua, FL
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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