Miami Weather in March
March's weather is slightly warmer and rainier than previous months at Miami, Florida. But the climate here is still entirely enjoyable.
This page gives detailed information on the typical March temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Miami.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Miami International Airport, located five miles west of downtown Miami.
|80 °F||March average high||27 °C|
|65 °F||March average low||18 °C|
In most years, Miami averages a daily maximum temperature for March that's between 78 and 83 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 28 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 62 and 68 °F (17 to 20 °C).
The days at Miami warm 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.
|18 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|23 days||70 °F min. or less (21 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day in March to over 70 °F (21 °C) in Miami. A day with temperatures of 90 °F (32 °C) or above occurs about once a every two years.
The thermometer dips to 60 °F (16 °C) or below on an average of 7 nights. In some years, a March night gets as cold as 50 °F (10 °C).
|3.0 in||total precipitation||76 mm|
|7 days||of rain|
Half the time, Miami receives 1.4 to 4 inches (34 to 107 mm) of rainfall in March. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|9 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Miami during 74 percent of daylight hours on average in March, for a total of 276 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in March at Miami lasts for 12 hours and 1 minute a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 39 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 12:24 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|70 %||March average humidity|
The relative humidity in Miami during March usually peaks at 82 percent in the morning then drops to 56 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm||Humidity %||77||81||82||64||56||57||66||73|
|10.4 mph||March wind speed average||16.7 kph|
March is windier than most other months in Miami.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|2 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.