March weather forecast
Tampa, FL

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

Weather in March

March signifies the onset of temperate weather conditions in Tampa, Florida. The city experiences an increase in daylight hours, and consequently, the sunshine duration. Simultaneously, the sea temperature begins to rise, offering warmer winds to the city's residents. In a characteristic pattern, the highest wind speed of the year, 8.5mph, is recorded in this month. Increased sunshine and warm winds make March an appealing time for outdoor activities in Tampa.

Temperature

March in Tampa, Florida, brings an average high-temperature of a warm 75.6°F, nearly identical to the preceding month. Throughout March, Tampa witnesses a consistent average low-temperature of 59.5°F.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 70%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout March, 1.38" of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 178.2 rainfall days, and 32.87" of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Tampa, Florida, in March, the average water temperature is 67.6°F.
Note: In 67.6°F, swimming is not an enjoyable activity for most. The challenge of managing one's breathing increases as the temperature goes under 69.8°F.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March in Tampa, 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 7:46 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

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

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Tampa is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 6 suggests this advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and limit direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation. Keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not offer complete sun protection. For minimizing sun-related eye damage, always choose sunglasses with UVA and UVB coverage.
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FAQ

What are March temperatures in Tampa?

An average high-temperature, in March, in Tampa, is 75.6°F and the average low-temperature is 59.5°F.

What is the average humidity in March in Tampa?

In Tampa, Florida, the average relative humidity in March is 70%.

How much does it rain in Tampa in March?

In Tampa, Florida, in March, it is raining for 10.1 days, with typically 1.38" of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Tampa?

In March, the average ocean temperature is 67.6°F. For most, swimming in 67.6°F is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F to 59°F.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Tampa?

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 7:46 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Tampa, Florida, 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 Tampa have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 8.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Tampa?

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

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

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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 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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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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