March weather forecast
West Dennis, MA

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Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in West Dennis, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 35.6°F (2°C) and 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Temperature

The shift into March reveals an average high-temperature of a still cold 41.4°F (5.2°C), closely mirroring February's climate. With a barely noticeable fluctuation in temperature, West Dennis reaches an average low of 35.6°F (2°C) during the March nights.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 76%.

Rainfall

In West Dennis, during March, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation. In West Dennis, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129 days and collects up to 14.21" (361mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April and December are months with snowfall. In West Dennis, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.51" (13mm) of snow. In West Dennis, during the entire year, snow falls for 20.8 days and aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average ocean temperature of 39°F (3.9°C).
Note: During the act of swimming, this is a direct threat to life. Breathing becomes erratic and cognitive abilities decline rapidly. The importance of a specialized swimsuit to minimize thermal loss is paramount.

Daylight

In West Dennis, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 5:31 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:05 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 6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum high UV index of 2 in March translates into the following recommendations:
Sun exposure does not present considerable issues for many, yet infants, fair-skinned people, and children necessitate constant protection. Around midday, solar radiation is most harmful; hence, exposure should be limited. Sunglasses that guard against UVA and UVB rays are pivotal in minimizing sun-induced ocular damage. Be cautious! The UV radiation from the Sun can be magnified almost twofold by snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

How cold does it get in March?

West Dennis in March has an average high-temperature of 41.4°F (5.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 35.6°F (2°C).

What is the average humidity in March?

The average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How much does it rain in March?

In March, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout March, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in March?

In West Dennis, during March, snow falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest?

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average ocean temperature of 39°F (3.9°C).

What is the water temperature in March?

In West Dennis, the average seawater temperature in March is 39°F (3.9°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March?

On the first day of March in West Dennis, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 5:31 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:05 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 many hours of sunshine does West Dennis have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index?

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

How high is the UV index in March?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
West Dennis, MA

Average temperature in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

Average pressure in March
West Dennis, MA

Average pressure in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
West Dennis, MA

Average wind speed in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (10.9mph).

Average humidity in March
West Dennis, MA

Average humidity in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in March
West Dennis, MA

Average rainfall in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.06"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.94").

Average rainfall days in March
West Dennis, MA

Average rainfall days in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

Average snowfall in March
West Dennis, MA

Average snowfall in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.87").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in March
West Dennis, MA

Average snowfall days in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March
West Dennis, MA

Average sea temperature in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 39°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39°F).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
West Dennis, MA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in March
West Dennis, MA

Average sunshine days in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.3 days).

Average UV index in March
West Dennis, MA

Average UV index in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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

Average cloud cover in March
West Dennis, MA

Average cloud cover in March - West Dennis, MA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in March
West Dennis, MA

Average visibility in March - West Dennis, MA
  • 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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