March weather forecast
Syracuse, NY

A water fountain in the Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York, with a view of towering historical buildings
A water fountain in the Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York, with a view of towering historical buildings

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Syracuse, is a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 39.6°F (4.2°C) and an average low of 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Temperature

In Syracuse, the average high-temperature in March increases from a freezing cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C) in February to a cold 39.6°F (4.2°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

In Syracuse, the average relative humidity in March is 83%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout March, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Syracuse, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.4 days and collects up to 16.57" (421mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Syracuse, during March, snow falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of snow. In Syracuse, during the entire year, snow falls for 71.7 days and aggregates up to 16.5" (419mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Syracuse, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Syracuse, New York, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 7:29 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Syracuse?

In Syracuse, New York, the average relative humidity in March is 83%.

How much does it rain in Syracuse in March?

In March, in Syracuse, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout March, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Syracuse in March?

In March, it is snowing for 11 days. Throughout March, 2.36" (60mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Syracuse?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Syracuse?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 7:29 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Syracuse, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Syracuse?

In Syracuse, the average sunshine duration in March is 4.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Syracuse?

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

Average temperature in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Syracuse, NY

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

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

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Average wind speed in March
Syracuse, NY

Average wind speed in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Syracuse, NY

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (78%).

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Average rainfall in March
Syracuse, NY

Average rainfall in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in March
Syracuse, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.6 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Syracuse, NY

Average snowfall in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.36"

The months with the highest snowfall are February and December (3.62").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Syracuse, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 11 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.3 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
Syracuse, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Syracuse, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Syracuse, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Syracuse, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Syracuse, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 64

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Syracuse, NY

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

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

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