March weather forecast and climate
Sarasota, FL

The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, USA, with tall buildings across the water
The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, USA, with tall buildings across the water
The first month of the spring, March, is a warm month in Sarasota, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average high of 74.1°F (23.4°C) and an average low of 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a warm 74.1°F (23.4°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Sarasota, during 9.2 rainfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 183.1 rainfall days, and 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Sarasota, Florida, the average water temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°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

The average length of the day in Sarasota is 12h.

Sunshine

In Sarasota, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in March in Sarasota?

In March, the average high-temperature is 74.1°F (23.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

What are the least humid months in Sarasota?

Months with the lowest humidity in Sarasota, Florida, are March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in March in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, Florida, the average relative humidity in March is 72%.

How many days does it rain in March in Sarasota?

In March, the rain falls for 9.2 days. Throughout March, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, Florida, the average seawater temperature in March is 66.7°F (19.3°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°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).

How many hours of daylight does Sarasota have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Sarasota?

In March, the average sunshine in Sarasota is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Sarasota?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Sarasota is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 74.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 61.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.1°F).

Average pressure in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95").

Average wind speed in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.4mph).

Average humidity in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average humidity in March: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (72%).

Average rainfall in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.42").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.06").

Average rainfall days in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sea temperature in March: 66.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.1°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.5 days).

Average UV index in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 25

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 22).

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

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