March weather forecast
Annapolis, MD

The Chesapeake Bay at dusk, in Annapolis, Maryland, with a distant view of the US Naval Academy chapel dome
The Chesapeake Bay at dusk, in Annapolis, Maryland, with a distant view of the US Naval Academy chapel dome

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Annapolis, Maryland, with temperature in the range of an average low of 38.5°F (3.6°C) and an average high of 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a chilly 43°F (6.1°C) in February to a fresh 50.5°F (10.3°C). In Annapolis, the average low-temperature is 38.5°F (3.6°C).

Humidity

January, March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Annapolis.

Rainfall

In March, in Annapolis, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout March, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Annapolis, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.4 days and collects up to 10.47" (266mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Annapolis are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.5 snowfall days, in March, Annapolis aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 8.3 snowfall days, and 1.22" (31mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Annapolis, Maryland, in March, the average water temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 46°F (7.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:58 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:28 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 Annapolis, the average sunshine in March is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Annapolis?

January, March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Annapolis, Maryland.

What is the average humidity in March in Annapolis?

The average relative humidity in March is 72%.

How much does it rain in Annapolis in March?

In March, in Annapolis, Maryland, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout March, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Annapolis?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Annapolis, Maryland. During 1.5 snowfall days, in March, Annapolis aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Annapolis?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Annapolis is 46°F (7.8°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

The average day length in March in Annapolis, Maryland, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Annapolis?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:58 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:28 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Annapolis, 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 Annapolis?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Annapolis, Maryland, is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Annapolis?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Annapolis is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Annapolis, MD

Average temperature in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average high temperature in March: 50.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 38.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Annapolis, MD

Average pressure in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Annapolis, MD

Average wind speed in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Annapolis, MD

Average humidity in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average humidity in March: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April and November (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Annapolis, MD

Average rainfall in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in March
Annapolis, MD

Average rainfall days in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.5 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Annapolis, MD

Average snowfall in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.67").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Annapolis, MD

Average snowfall days in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Annapolis, MD

Average sea temperature in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average sea temperature in March: 46°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.1°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Annapolis, MD

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

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

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Average sunshine days in March
Annapolis, MD

Average sunshine days in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Annapolis, MD

Average UV index in March - Annapolis, MD
  • 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, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Annapolis, MD

Average cloud cover in March - Annapolis, MD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Annapolis, MD

Average visibility in March - Annapolis, MD
  • 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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