March weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Old Orchard Beach, is still a cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 38.7°F (3.7°C) and min 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Temperature

In Old Orchard Beach, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still wintry 38.7°F (3.7°C). In Old Orchard Beach, in March, the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 5.9 days. Throughout March, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77.9 days and collects up to 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In March, it is snowing for 3.8 days. Throughout March, 0.39" (10mm) of snow is accumulated. In Old Orchard Beach, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.2 days and aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Old Orchard Beach, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Old Orchard Beach, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 5:30 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 7:06 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 Old Orchard Beach, the average sunshine in March is 5.7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Old Orchard Beach 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 unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, in March, during 5.9 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Old Orchard Beach?

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

What is the water temperature in March in Old Orchard Beach?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, 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 Old Orchard Beach?

In March, the average day length in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Old Orchard Beach?

On the first day of March in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 5:30 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 7:06 pm EDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Old Orchard Beach?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Old Orchard Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in March: 30.02"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in March: 38°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in March: 21.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 6).
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
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in March: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in March - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • 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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