March weather forecast
Saint Petersburg, FL

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Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a warm month in Saint Petersburg, Florida, with an average temperature ranging between max 73.6°F (23.1°C) and min 61°F (16.1°C).

Temperature

In Saint Petersburg, Florida, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a moderately hot 73.6°F (23.1°C). The average low-temperature, is 61°F (16.1°C).

Humidity

In Saint Petersburg, the average relative humidity in March is 72%.

Rainfall

In Saint Petersburg, during March, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Saint Petersburg, there are 172.1 rainfall days, and 27.2" (691mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Saint Petersburg, the average seawater temperature in March is 66.7°F (19.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in March 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 7:21 am and sunset at 7:47 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Saint Petersburg is 8.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Saint Petersburg is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Saint Petersburg?

In March, in Saint Petersburg, the average high-temperature is 73.6°F (23.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 61°F (16.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Saint Petersburg?

The average relative humidity in March is 72%.

How much does it rain in Saint Petersburg in March?

In March, in Saint Petersburg, Florida, the rain falls for 8.6 days. Throughout March, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Saint Petersburg?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is 66.7°F (19.3°C). Swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°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 Saint Petersburg have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Saint Petersburg?

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, in Saint Petersburg, Florida, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 7:47 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Saint Petersburg have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Saint Petersburg is 8.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Saint Petersburg?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average temperature in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 73.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (67.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 61°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (55.2°F).

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Average pressure in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average pressure in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average wind speed in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, March, October and November (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average humidity in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average humidity in March: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average rainfall in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.24").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (0.75").

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Average rainfall days in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average rainfall days in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average sea temperature in March - Saint Petersburg, 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°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average sunshine days in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (3.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average UV index in March - Saint Petersburg, 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
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average cloud cover in March - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in March
Saint Petersburg, FL

Average visibility in March - Saint Petersburg, 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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