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Average weather March in San Francisco (California), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in San Francisco in March is 9.0°C (48.2°F). The amount of rain in March is high with an average of 82mm (3.2in). The average maximum temperature lies around 16.6°C (61.88°F). With a water temperature of around 12.0°C (53.6°F), this is not the best month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit San Francisco. It has 269 hours of sun.

So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to San Francisco should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to San Francisco? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in March look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

Min Temperature 9.0°C
Max Temperature 16.6°C
Water Temperature 12.0°C
Chance of Rain 36.7%
Precipitation 82mm
Rainy Days 11
Windspeed 18.0kmph
Humidity 72%
Sunshine Hours 269
Percentage Sunshine 73%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.
Outdoor sports

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