Tampa Weather in March

As spring approaches, the weather gets even better for Tampa, Florida. There's little chance of a cold night now and the days are always warm.

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

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Tampa International Airport, located near Tampa Bay and the city center.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

76 °F March average high 25 °C
58 °F March average low 15 °C

In most years, Tampa averages a daily maximum temperature for March that's between 73 and 79 degrees Fahrenheit (23 to 26 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 55 and 61 °F (13 to 16 °C).

The days at Tampa 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.

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

During the day in March, the temperature usually rises to over 70 °F (21 °C) at Tampa. Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this month.

The thermometer dips to 50 °F (10 °C) or below on an average of 5 nights. In most years, March doesn't get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

3.0 in total precipitation 77 mm
7 days of rain

Half the time, Tampa receives 1 to 4 inches (25 to 108 mm) of rainfall in March. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

71 % sunshine
11 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Tampa during 71 percent of daylight hours on average in March, for a total of 265 hours in the month. Typically on 11 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in March at Tampa lasts for 12 hours and 1 minute a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 36 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 12:26 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

72 % March average humidity

The relative humidity in Tampa during March usually peaks at 87 percent in the morning then drops to 53 percent by mid afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 82 86 87 67 55 53 67 78

Windy Weather iconWind

9.4 mph March wind speed average 15.1 kph

March is Tampa's windiest month.

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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