March weather forecast
Ithaca, NY

A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York
A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Ithaca, New York, with an average temperature ranging between min 25°F (-3.9°C) and max 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a subzero cold 30.9°F (-0.6°C) in February to a wintry 39.9°F (4.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Ithaca, is 25°F (-3.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 83%.

Rainfall

In Ithaca, New York, during March, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. In Ithaca, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.2 days and collects up to 32.56" (827mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Ithaca, during March, snow falls for 13.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.69" (119mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Ithaca, there are 82.1 snowfall days, and 34.57" (878mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Ithaca, New York, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 5:55 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:30 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 in Ithaca is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Ithaca?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Ithaca, New York, is 39.9°F (4.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Ithaca?

The average relative humidity in March in Ithaca is 83%.

How much does it rain in Ithaca in March?

In Ithaca, in March, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, in March, snow falls for 13.7 days, with typically accumulated 4.69" (119mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Ithaca have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Ithaca?

On the first day of March in Ithaca, New York, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 5:55 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:30 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, 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 Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, the average sunshine duration in March is 4.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Ithaca?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Ithaca, New York, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Ithaca, NY

Average temperature in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Ithaca, NY

Average pressure in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Ithaca, NY

Average wind speed in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Ithaca, NY

Average humidity in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (79%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in March
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.35").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Ithaca, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ithaca, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 8.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ithaca, NY

Average UV index in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (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
Ithaca, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 75).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in March
Ithaca, NY

Average visibility in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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