Augusta
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Augusta, ME

 Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
March, the first month of the spring, in Augusta, is a wintry month, with average temperature ranging between max 40.5°F (4.7°C) and min 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a freezing cold 31.8°F (-0.1°C) in February, to a cold 40.5°F (4.7°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Rainfall

In Augusta, in March, during 11 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Augusta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.4 days and collects up to 41.8" (1062.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Augusta are January through April, October through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Augusta?

In March, in Augusta, Maine, the average high-temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, in March, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 3.4" (85.3mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Augusta in March?

In Augusta, in March, during 6.3 snowfall days, 15.6" (396.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Augusta, Maine, is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in March: 4.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -4.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.7°C).

Average rainfall in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in March: 85.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (110.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (61.7mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in March: 396.2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (508mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).