Sarasota
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Sarasota, FL

The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, with tall buildings across the water
The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, with tall buildings across the water
March, the first month of the spring, in Sarasota, is still a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 77°F (25°C) and 57°F (13.9°C).

Temperature

In Sarasota, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still warm 77°F (25°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 57°F (13.9°C).

Rainfall

In Sarasota, in March, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 3.4" (85.3mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Sarasota, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106 days and collects up to 54.1" (1375.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Sarasota, the average seawater temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). For most, swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Sarasota is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 9 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 Sarasota?

In March, the average high-temperature is 77°F (25°C), and the average low-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, Florida, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.4" (85.3mm) of precipitation.

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 most, swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

How many hours of daylight does Sarasota have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 77°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 57°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (74°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (51°F).

Average rainfall in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (9.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (1.9").

Average rainfall days in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (4 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in March - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in March: 9

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).