March weather forecast
Oswego, NY

The colorful sun rising over a calm marina in Oswego, New York, with a view of numerous boats and yachts docked along several piers
The colorful sun rising over a calm marina in Oswego, New York, with a view of numerous boats and yachts docked along several piers

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Oswego, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 37.2°F (2.9°C) and 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a subzero cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C) in February to a cold 37.2°F (2.9°C). In March, in Oswego, the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In March, in Oswego, New York, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Oswego, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163 days and collects up to 37.83" (961mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Oswego, snow falls for 7.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.09" (53mm) of snow. In Oswego, during the entire year, snow falls for 46.3 days and aggregates up to 14.8" (376mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 35.4°F (1.9°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Oswego.
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

In Oswego, New York, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:31 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 Oswego is 5.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Oswego?

In Oswego, in March, the average high-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Oswego?

In Oswego, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How much does it rain in Oswego in March?

In March, in Oswego, New York, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Oswego in March?

In Oswego, New York, in March, snow falls for 7.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.09" (53mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Oswego?

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Oswego, New York, with an average ocean temperature of 35.4°F (1.9°C).

What is the water temperature in March in Oswego?

In Oswego, the average seawater temperature in March is 35.4°F (1.9°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 Oswego have in March?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Oswego?

On the first day of March in Oswego, New York, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Oswego, New York, 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 Oswego?

In Oswego, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.1h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Oswego?

In Oswego, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Oswego, NY

Average temperature in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 37.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.8°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Oswego, NY

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Oswego, NY

Average wind speed in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 13mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Oswego, NY

Average humidity in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are September and November (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Oswego, NY

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in March
Oswego, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Oswego, NY

Average snowfall in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.94").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Oswego, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.8 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
Oswego, NY

Average sea temperature in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average sea temperature in March: 35.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (35.4°F).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Oswego, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (8.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Oswego, NY

Average UV index in March - Oswego, 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
Oswego, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 79).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Oswego, NY

Average visibility in March - Oswego, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (5mi).

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