March weather forecast
Belfast, ME

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Belfast, Maine, with an average temperature fluctuating between 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In Belfast, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a subzero cold 29.8°F (-1.2°C) in February to a cold 37°F (2.8°C). In Belfast, the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Belfast is 82%.

Rainfall

In Belfast, Maine, it is raining for 10.1 days, with typically 1.57" (40mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 141.1 rainfall days, and 24.29" (617mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Belfast, during 9 snowfall days, 2.76" (70mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Belfast, during the entire year, snow falls for 44.3 days and aggregates up to 16.81" (427mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Belfast is March, with an average ocean temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 5:23 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Belfast, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:01 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Belfast, the average sunshine in March is 5.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Belfast are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average relative humidity in March is 82%.

How many days does it rain in March in Belfast?

In Belfast, during March, the rain falls for 10.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Belfast?

In Belfast, in March, snow falls for 9 days, with typically accumulated 2.76" (70mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Belfast?

The month with the coldest seawater in Belfast, Maine, is March, with an average ocean temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C).

What is the water temperature in March in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average seawater temperature in March is 37.9°F (3.3°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

The average day length in March in Belfast, Maine, is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Belfast?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 5:23 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Belfast, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:01 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Belfast, Maine, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Belfast have in March?

In Belfast, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Belfast?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Belfast.

How high is the UV index in March in Belfast?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Belfast is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Belfast, ME

Average temperature in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average high temperature in March: 37°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (73.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.2°F).

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Average pressure in March
Belfast, ME

Average pressure in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average pressure in March: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Belfast, ME

Average wind speed in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Belfast, ME

Average humidity in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Belfast, ME

Average rainfall in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.57"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.72").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and September (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in March
Belfast, ME

Average rainfall days in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Belfast, ME

Average snowfall in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.76"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.57").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Belfast, ME

Average snowfall days in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Belfast, ME

Average sea temperature in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average sea temperature in March: 37.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37.8°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Belfast, ME

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Belfast, ME

Average sunshine days in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Belfast, ME

Average UV index in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Belfast, ME

Average cloud cover in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 55).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in March
Belfast, ME

Average visibility in March - Belfast, ME
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (5mi).

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