March weather forecast
Milton, DE

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Weather in March

March in Milton carries the promises of spring, thus bringing unpredictable weather conditions. The city moves away from the cold grip with a noticeable rise in temperatures. The daylight duration extends to 12h, paving way for increased outdoor activities and signaling the arrival of spring. Rainfall prevalence rises along with the relative humidity at 75%. While the city escapes the clutches of frost, it yet remains ensnared by cool winds.

Temperature

As March sets, the average high-temperature shows a slight increase, moving up from 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February to a still chilly 49.6°F (9.8°C). The average temperature drops to a wintry 37.9°F (3.3°C) during the night in the month of March.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Milton, in March, during 12.3 rainfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Milton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.9 days and collects up to 11.34" (288mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 2 snowfall days, in March, Milton aggregates 0.31" (8mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Milton, there are 10.7 snowfall days, and 1.97" (50mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Milton is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

In Milton, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index of 3 during March translates into these guidelines:
Take heed. Individuals of lighter complexion can be burned in less than half an hour. Considering the Sun's intensity during midday, it's wise to minimize direct exposure. In bright sunlight, prioritize sunglasses that grant protection from UVA and UVB radiation. Take warning! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be nearly amplified twice due to snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in March?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during March are 49.6°F (9.8°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in March?

In March, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How many days does it rain in March?

In March, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout March, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 2 snowfall days, in March, Milton aggregates 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Milton?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.8h.

How high is the UV index in March?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Milton, DE

Average temperature in March - Milton, DE
  • Average high temperature in March: 49.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

Average pressure in March
Milton, DE

Average pressure in March - Milton, DE
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Milton, DE

Average wind speed in March - Milton, DE
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (10.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.1mph).

Average humidity in March
Milton, DE

Average humidity in March - Milton, DE
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

Average rainfall in March
Milton, DE

Average rainfall in March - Milton, DE
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.63").

Average rainfall days in March
Milton, DE

Average rainfall days in March - Milton, DE
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in March
Milton, DE

Average snowfall in March - Milton, DE
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.75").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Milton, DE

Average snowfall days in March - Milton, DE
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Milton, DE

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Milton, DE
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in March
Milton, DE

Average sunshine days in March - Milton, DE
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

Average UV index in March
Milton, DE

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

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

Average cloud cover in March
Milton, DE

Average cloud cover in March - Milton, DE
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in March
Milton, DE

Average visibility in March - Milton, DE
  • 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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