March weather forecast and climate
Rockaway, NJ

March, the first month of the spring, in Rockaway, is a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 45.3°F (7.4°C) and an average low of 30.2°F (-1°C).

Temperature

In Rockaway, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases, from a wintry 37.4°F (3°C) in February, to a frosty 45.3°F (7.4°C). In Rockaway, the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 6.6 days. Throughout March, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Rockaway, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.9 days and collects up to 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Rockaway. March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 3.8 days and accumulates 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Rockaway, New Jersey, is 12h.

Sunshine

In Rockaway, New Jersey, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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 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 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.

What is the temperature in March in Rockaway?

In Rockaway, in March, the average high-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Rockaway?

The average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Rockaway?

In Rockaway, New Jersey, in March, during 6.6 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Rockaway?

In Rockaway, New Jersey, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Rockaway?

The month with the most snowfall is March when snow falls for 3.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Rockaway?

In Rockaway, the average seawater temperature in March is 39.7°F (4.3°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 Rockaway?

In Rockaway, New Jersey, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Rockaway?

In Rockaway, New Jersey, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Rockaway?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Rockaway?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average high temperature in March: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.2°C).

Average pressure in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average pressure in March: 1018mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.7mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average wind speed in March: 13.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (13.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2km/h).

Average humidity in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, October and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average rainfall in March: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (20mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (4mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average snowfall in March: 20mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (20mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in March: 4.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (4°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average sunshine days in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in March: 21.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (18.3 days).

Average UV index in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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

Average cloud cover in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in March: 51

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in March - Rockaway, NJ
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, May, June, July, August, September and October (8km).