Santa Rosa Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
The first month of the spring, March, is a pleasant month in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, with average temperature fluctuating between 48.2°F (9°C) and 71.6°F (22°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 64.4°F (18°C) in February, to a pleasant 71.6°F (22°C). In Santa Rosa Beach, the average low-temperature is 48.2°F (9°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Rosa Beach, during March, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.1" (130mm) of precipitation. In Santa Rosa Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 58.9" (1497mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 66.2°F (19°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 66.2°F (19°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

UV index

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 8 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in March in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in March, the average high-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.2°F (9°C).

How much does it rain in Santa Rosa Beach in March?

In Santa Rosa Beach, during March, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.1" (130mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Santa Rosa Beach?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Santa Rosa Beach is 66.2°F (19°C). Swimming in 66.2°F (19°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Santa Rosa Beach have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Rosa Beach have in March?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Santa Rosa Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Santa Rosa Beach is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 72°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 48°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39°F).

Average rainfall in March - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in March: 5.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (3.2").

Average rainfall days in March - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in March: 66°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (64°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in March: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).