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 Executive Airport, located near downtown Orlando.
|78 °F||March average high||26 °C|
|58 °F||March average low||15 °C|
|16 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|18 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
The temperature rises most days in March to over 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius) 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 5 nights. Occasionally March does get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).
|2.7 in||total precipitation||70 mm|
|7 days||of rain|
Half the time, Orlando receives 1.0 to 4.2 inches (25 to 106 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 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.
|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 Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm||Humidity %||84||88||88||65||51||48||62||77|
|9.9 mph||March wind speed average||15.9 kph|
March is the windiest month for Orlando.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|3 days||with thunderstorms in March|
The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.