Los Angeles Weather in March
The weather in March warms up slightly at Los Angeles, California, although temperatures remain moderate. The amount of rainfall also lessens during March.
This page gives detailed information on the typical March temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Los Angeles.
The temperature, rainfall, sunshine and wind speed numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered in downtown Los Angeles near Union Station. The humidity and thunderstorm measurements are averages at the Los Angeles International Airport, located southwest of the city center.
|70 °F||March average high||21 °C|
|51 °F||March average low||11 °C|
In most years, Los Angeles averages a daily maximum temperature for March that's between 67 and 73 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 23 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 49 and 53 °F (9 to 12 °C).
The days at Los Angeles warm up a little during March. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 2 °F (1 °C) above what it was at the start.
|14 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|12 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day during March to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Los Angeles. The city averages 3 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) occur every few years here during March.
Only rarely does the thermometer dip to 40 °F (4 °C) or below for a night this time of year. March does not normally get cold enough for frost.
|2.4 in||total precipitation||62 mm|
|6 days||of rain|
Half the time, Los Angeles receives 0.3 to 4 inches (8 to 103 mm) of rainfall in March. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|13 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Los Angeles during 73 percent of daylight hours on average in March, for a total of 272 hours in the month. Typically on 13 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in March at Los Angeles lasts for 12 hours a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 28 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 12:32 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|71 %||March average humidity|
The relative humidity in Los Angeles during March usually peaks at 78 percent early in the morning then drops to 60 percent by late morning.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|5.6 mph||March wind speed average||9.0 kph|
March is one of the windiest months in Los Angeles.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in March|
A March thunderstorm happens in most, but not all, years at Los Angeles.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.