March weather forecast
Galveston, TX

the colorful red night sky in the seaside city of Galveston in Texas
the colorful red night sky in the seaside city of Galveston in Texas

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Galveston, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 61°F (16.1°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Temperature

In Galveston, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 61°F (16.1°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Galveston are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

The months with the least rainfall in Galveston are February and March Rain falls for 11.3 days and accumulates 0.75" (19mm) of rain.

Snowfall

In Galveston, Texas, snow does not fall in March through December.

Ocean temperature

In Galveston, Texas, the average water temperature is 63°F (17.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 63°F (17.2°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

In March, the average length of the day is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 6:18 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 7:37 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 7.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 most humid month in Galveston?

The months with the highest humidity in Galveston are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in March in Galveston?

In Galveston, the average relative humidity in March is 81%.

What is the driest month in Galveston?

February and March are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Galveston in March?

In Galveston, in March, during 11.3 rainfall days, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Galveston?

March through December are months without snowfall in Galveston, Texas.

Does it snow in Galveston in March?

In March, in Galveston, Texas, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

How cold is the water in March in Galveston?

In Galveston, the average seawater temperature in March is 63°F (17.2°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 63°F (17.2°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 Galveston have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Galveston?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 6:18 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Galveston, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 7:37 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Galveston, Texas, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Galveston have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Galveston, Texas, is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Galveston?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Galveston, TX

Average temperature in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average high temperature in March: 67.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 61°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (81.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (51.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Galveston, TX

Average pressure in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Galveston, TX

Average wind speed in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average wind speed in March: 12mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Galveston, TX

Average humidity in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Galveston, TX

Average rainfall in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (4.29").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (0.75").

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Average rainfall days in March
Galveston, TX

Average rainfall days in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (19.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.1 days).

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Average snowfall days in March
Galveston, TX

Average snowfall days in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Galveston, TX

Average sea temperature in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average sea temperature in March: 62.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (87.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (56.5°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Galveston, TX

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 59min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Galveston, TX

Average sunshine days in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Galveston, TX

Average UV index in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
Galveston, TX

Average cloud cover in March - Galveston, TX
  • Average cloud cover in March: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July, August and October (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in March
Galveston, TX

Average visibility in March - Galveston, TX
  • 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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