Dover
Delaware, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
March, the first month of the spring, in Dover, is still a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 37°F (2.8°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Temperature

In Dover, Delaware, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February, to a still chilly 49.6°F (9.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

January, March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Dover.

Rainfall

In Dover, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.3 days and collects up to 26.3" (668mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Dover. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.8 snowfall days, Dover aggregates 1.54" (39mm) of snow. In Dover, during the entire year, snow falls for 10.1 days, and aggregates up to 4.61" (117mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Dover, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Dover?

In Dover, in March, the average high-temperature is 49.6°F (9.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Dover?

Months with the lowest humidity in Dover, Delaware, are January, March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in March in Dover?

In Dover, Delaware, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Dover in March?

In Dover, in March, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Dover?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.8 snowfall days, in March, Dover aggregates 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Dover?

The average length of the day in March in Dover is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dover have in March?

In Dover, the average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Dover?

In Dover, Delaware, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in March: 9.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.8°C).

Average humidity in March - Dover, DE
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April and November (74%).

Average rainfall in March - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in March: 54mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (80mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (37mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Dover, DE
  • Average snowfall in March: 39mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (42mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Dover, DE
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Dover, DE
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).