March weather forecast
Muskegon, MI

An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan
An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Muskegon, is a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 29.7°F (-1.3°C) and 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

In Muskegon, the average high-temperature in March rises from a freezing cold 30.2°F (-1°C) in February to a wintry 39.2°F (4°C). In March, in Muskegon, Michigan, the average low-temperature is 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Muskegon is 78%.

Rainfall

In Muskegon, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Muskegon, Michigan, there are 124.4 rainfall days, and 11.42" (290mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Muskegon, snow falls for 6.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.75" (19mm) of snow. In Muskegon, during the entire year, snow falls for 60.4 days and aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February through April, with an average ocean temperature of 37.4°F (3°C), are months 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

The average length of the day in March in Muskegon is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 6:33 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Muskegon, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 8:09 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Muskegon, Michigan, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 temperature in March in Muskegon?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 39.2°F (4°C), while the average low-temperature is 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Muskegon?

The average relative humidity in March in Muskegon is 78%.

How much does it rain in Muskegon in March?

In March, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout March, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, Michigan, in March, snow falls for 6.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Muskegon?

February through April, with an average ocean temperature of 37.4°F (3°C), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in March, the average water temperature is 37.4°F (3°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Muskegon have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Muskegon?

On the first day of March in Muskegon, Michigan, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 6:33 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 8:09 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Muskegon, Michigan, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, Michigan, the average sunshine duration in March is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Muskegon, MI

Average temperature in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.2°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (75.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 29.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Muskegon, MI

Average pressure in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Muskegon, MI

Average wind speed in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Muskegon, MI

Average humidity in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in March
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall days in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Muskegon, MI

Average snowfall in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.05").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Muskegon, MI

Average snowfall days in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.6 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
Muskegon, MI

Average sea temperature in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sea temperature in March: 37°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Muskegon, MI

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Muskegon, MI

Average sunshine days in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Muskegon, MI

Average UV index in March - Muskegon, MI
  • 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 and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Muskegon, MI

Average cloud cover in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in March
Muskegon, MI

Average visibility in March - Muskegon, MI
  • 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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