March weather forecast and climate
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

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

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a warm 75.6°F (24.2°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In March, in Tampa, Florida, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout March, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Tampa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 178.2 days and collects up to 32.87" (835mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Tampa, Florida, is 8.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Tampa is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Tampa?

The average relative humidity in March in Tampa 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" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Tampa?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Tampa is 67.6°F (19.8°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 67.6°F (19.8°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 Tampa have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Tampa have in March?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Tampa?

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

Average temperature in March
Tampa, FL

Average temperature in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average high temperature in March: 24.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 15.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.9°C).

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Average pressure in March
Tampa, FL

Average pressure in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average pressure in March: 1019mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1014.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Tampa, FL

Average wind speed in March - Tampa, FL
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (12.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.4km/h).

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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: 35mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (144mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (32mm).

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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: 19.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (18.2°C).

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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

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: 8.4h

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).
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

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

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: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (9km).

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