March weather forecast
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California
Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is still a mild month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 58.5°F (14.7°C) and 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Temperature

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - a still mild 58.5°F (14.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average relative humidity in March is 77%.

Rainfall

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, during March, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation. In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, during the entire year, the rain falls for 70 days and collects up to 11.93" (303mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average water temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.5°F (12.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 6:02 pm PST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:29 pm PDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

Sunshine

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average sunshine in March is 7.9h.

UV index

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is 58.5°F (14.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The average relative humidity in March is 77%.

How many days does it rain in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, in March, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in March, the average water temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Carmel-by-the-Sea have in March?

The average day length in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 6:02 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:29 pm PDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Carmel-by-the-Sea have in March?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average temperature in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 58.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (69.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (46.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average pressure in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average wind speed in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average humidity in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average rainfall in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.48").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average rainfall days in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average sea temperature in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 54.5°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 43min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average sunshine days in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average UV index in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average cloud cover in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in March
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average visibility in March - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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