March weather forecast
Tampa, FL

The Hillsborough River flowing under the bridge in Tampa, Florida
The Hillsborough River flowing under the bridge in Tampa, Florida

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a moderately hot month in Tampa, Florida, with an average temperature varying between 75.6°F (24.2°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

In Tampa, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a moderately hot 75.6°F (24.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Tampa, Florida, is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 70%.

Rainfall

In Tampa, Florida, in March, it is raining for 10.1 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 178.2 rainfall days, and 32.87" (835mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Tampa, in March, the average water temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 67.6°F (19.8°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

In March, the average length of the day in Tampa is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:30 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 7:47 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

In Tampa, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Tampa?

In March, the average relative humidity is 70%.

How much does it rain in Tampa in March?

In Tampa, during March, the rain falls for 10.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

How cold is the water in March in Tampa?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Tampa is 67.6°F (19.8°C). For most, swimming in 67.6°F (19.8°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).

What is the average length of the day in March in Tampa?

The average day length in March is 12h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Tampa?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:30 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 7:47 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Tampa, Florida, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Tampa have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Tampa is 8.4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Tampa?

In Tampa, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Tampa, FL

Average temperature in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 75.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (67.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (53.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Tampa, FL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

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Average wind speed in March
Tampa, FL

Average wind speed in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Tampa, FL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Tampa, FL

Average rainfall in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in March
Tampa, FL

Average rainfall days in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Tampa, FL

Average sea temperature in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average sea temperature in March: 67.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.8°F).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Tampa, FL

Average sunshine days in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.3 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are July and August (4.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Tampa, FL

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

The 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).

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Average cloud cover in March
Tampa, FL

Average cloud cover in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 29

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in March
Tampa, FL

Average visibility in March - Tampa, 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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