March weather forecast and climate
New York, NY

The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA
The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in New York, is a chilly month, with average temperature fluctuating between 46.4°F (8°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

In New York, New York, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a cold 39.2°F (4°C) in February, to a chilly 46.4°F (8°C). In New York, New York, the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Humidity

In New York, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In New York, during 12.7 rainfall days, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in New York. The month with the most snowfall in New York is March when snow falls for 4.1 days and typically aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In New York, New York, in March, the average water temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In New York, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in New York, New York. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 New York?

In New York, in March, the average high-temperature is 46.4°F (8°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

What is the average humidity in March in New York?

In New York, New York, the average relative humidity in March is 73%.

How much does it rain in New York in March?

In New York, New York, in March, it is raining for 12.7 days, with typically 2.83" (72mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in New York in March?

In March, in New York, New York, it is snowing for 4.1 days. Throughout March, 2.64" (67mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in New York?

The month with the most snowfall in New York, New York, is March when snow falls for 4.1 days and typically aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in March in New York?

In New York, in March, the average water temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in March in New York?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in New York?

In New York, New York, the average sunshine in March is 6.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in New York?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in New York?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
New York, NY

Average temperature in March - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 8°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 (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 1.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.3°C).

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Average pressure in March
New York, NY

Average pressure in March - New York, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 1017.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
New York, NY

Average wind speed in March - New York, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 15.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.7km/h).

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Average humidity in March
New York, NY

Average humidity in March - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
New York, NY

Average rainfall in March - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 72mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (102mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (55mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
New York, NY

Average rainfall days in March - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
New York, NY

Average snowfall in March - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 67mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (67mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
New York, NY

Average snowfall days in March - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
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
New York, NY

Average sea temperature in March - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in March: 4.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (4.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
New York, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - New York, NY
  • 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: 6.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in March
New York, NY

Average sunshine days in March - New York, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
New York, NY

Average UV index in March - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in March
New York, NY

Average cloud cover in March - New York, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
New York, NY

Average visibility in March - New York, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

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

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