Orlando Weather in March

March brings a little more windy and rainy weather to Orlando, Florida. Still, there's lots of sun and the temperatures are almost always ideal.

This page gives detailed information on the typical March temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Orlando.

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Orlando International Airport, located near downtown Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

78 °F March average high 26 °C
56 °F March average low 13 °C

In most years, Orlando averages a daily maximum temperature for March that's between 75 and 81 degrees Fahrenheit (24 to 27 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 53 and 59 °F (12 to 15 °C).

The days at Orlando warm steadily during March. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 4 °F (2 °C) above what it was at the start.

14 days 80 °F max. or more (27 °C)
21 days 60 °F min. or less (16 °C)

The temperature rises most days in March to over 70 °F (21 °C) in Orlando. March temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) happen here once every few years.

The thermometer dips to 50 °F (10 °C) or below on an average of 7 nights. Occasionally March does get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

3.8 in total precipitation 96 mm
7 days of rain

Half the time, Orlando receives 1.2 to 5 inches (31 to 136 mm) of rainfall in March. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

69 % sunshine
9 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Orlando during 69 percent of daylight hours on average in March, for a total of 257 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 Orlando lasts for 12 hours and 1 minute 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.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

70 % March average humidity

The relative humidity in Orlando during March usually peaks at 88 percent in the morning then drops to 48 percent by mid afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 84 88 88 65 51 48 62 77

Windy Weather iconWind

9.9 mph March wind speed average 15.9 kph

March is the windiest month for Orlando.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
3 days with thunderstorms in March
Reference

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.

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