Average Temperatures for Large US Cities in March

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Average temperatures for the month of March in the largest US cities are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the NOAA National Climatic Data Center of the United States.

March temperatures in America's major cities range from average lows that are below freezing to highs well above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius). The coldest US cities in March include Buffalo, Milwaukee, Detroit, Minneapolis and Rochester. They often get frost at night while the days warm up to the mid-40s F (7 C).

In the hottest cities during March, the days usually reach the mid-70s F (24 C) while at night the temperature seldom goes below 50 F (10 C). Weather this warm can be found in Tampa, Phoenix and San Antonio among others. Miami stands out as the only city with daily highs normally reaching above 80 F (27 C).

In between the hot and cold extremes are cities with moderate temperatures day and night. San Diego in March typically stays between 53 and 66 F (12 and 19 C). Other cities, such as Memphis, Sacramento and Dallas, have similarly mild days, but slightly cooler nights.

Average March temperatures for US cities.
High °F Low °F City High °C Low °C
65 44 Atlanta, Georgia 18   7
72 51 Austin, Texas 22 11
54 34 Baltimore, Maryland 12   1
67 44 Birmingham, Alabama 19   7
45 31 Boston, Massachusetts   7   0
42 26 Buffalo, New York   6  -3
63 39 Charlotte, North Carolina 17   4
47 29 Chicago, Illinois   8  -2
55 33 Cincinnati, Ohio 13   0
47 30 Cleveland, Ohio   8  -1
51 33 Columbus, Ohio 11   0
69 49 Dallas, Texas 20   9
54 26 Denver, Colorado 12  -3
46 29 Detroit, Michigan   8  -2
48 28 Hartford, Connecticut   9  -2
73 53 Houston, Texas 23 11
52 33 Indianapolis, Indiana 11   0
74 50 Jacksonville, Florida 23 10
56 36 Kansas City, Missouri 13   2
70 49 Las Vegas, Nevada 21 10
70 51 Los Angeles, California 21 11
58 38 Louisville, Kentucky 14   3
64 44 Memphis, Tennessee 18   7
80 65 Miami, Florida 27 18
42 28 Milwaukee, Wisconsin   6  -2
41 24 Minneapolis, Minnesota   5  -4


High °F Low °F City High °C Low °C
61 39 Nashville, Tennessee 16   4
72 54 New Orleans, Louisiana 22 12
50 35 New York, New York 10   2
63 41 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 17   5
78 56 Orlando, Florida 26 13
53 34 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 12   1
78 54 Phoenix, Arizona 26 12
49 30 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 10  -1
57 39 Portland, Oregon 14   4
48 30 Providence, Rhode Island   9  -1
63 39 Raleigh, North Carolina 17   4
60 37 Richmond, Virginia 16   3
73 46 Riverside, California 23   8
43 26 Rochester, New York   6  -3
65 44 Sacramento, California 18   7
54 34 Salt Lake City, Utah 12   1
74 51 San Antonio, Texas 23 10
66 53 San Diego, California 19 12
62 49 San Francisco, California 17   9
66 47 San Jose, California 19   8
55 40 Seattle, Washington 13   4
56 37 St. Louis, Missouri 13   3
76 58 Tampa, Florida 25 15
58 41 Virginia Beach, Virginia 15   5
56 38 Washington, DC 13   3
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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