Daytona Beach Weather in March
March offers more enjoyable weather for Daytona Beach, Florida. While it's somewhat rainier than previous months, it is also noticeably sunnier.
This page gives detailed information on the typical March temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Daytona Beach.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Daytona Beach International Airport, located just a few miles from the city center and Atlantic Ocean.
|75 °F||March average high||24 °C|
|54 °F||March average low||12 °C|
In most years, Daytona Beach averages a daily maximum temperature for March that's between 72 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to 25 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 51 and 57 °F (11 to 14 °C).
The days at Daytona Beach warm steadily during March. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has climbed around 4 °F (2 °C) above what it was at the start.
|23 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|9 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day in March to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Daytona Beach. The city averages 7 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 26 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here during March.
The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of one or two nights. About once a decade March gets as cold as 32 °F (0 °C).
|4.2 in||total precipitation||108 mm|
|8 days||of rain|
Half the time, Daytona Beach receives 2 to 6 inches (38 to 157 mm) of rainfall in March. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|10 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Daytona Beach during 68 percent of daylight hours on average in March, for a total of 253 hours in the month. Typically on 10 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in March at Daytona Beach lasts for 12 hours and 0 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 35 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 12:27 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 Daytona Beach during March usually peaks at 85 percent in the morning then drops to 54 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|9.7 mph||March wind speed average||15.6 kph|
March is a little windier than most other months in Daytona Beach.
|3 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|3 days||with thunderstorms in March|
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.