March weather forecast
Cleveland, OH

The Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River, in Cleveland, Ohio
The Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River, in Cleveland, Ohio

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Cleveland, Ohio, with an average temperature ranging between min 30°F (-1.1°C) and max 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from 33.4°F (0.8°C) in February to a still wintry 41.5°F (5.3°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 30°F (-1.1°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Cleveland, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout March, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Cleveland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.7 days and collects up to 17.44" (443mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Cleveland, Ohio, snow falls for 7.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.94" (24mm) of snow. In Cleveland, Ohio, during the entire year, snow falls for 58.6 days and aggregates up to 10.91" (277mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Cleveland, the average water temperature is 33.4°F (0.8°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 Cleveland is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:16 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 7:50 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

In March, the average sunshine in Cleveland is 5.6h.

UV index

In Cleveland, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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. 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 Cleveland?

In Cleveland, in March, the average high-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Cleveland?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, in March, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Cleveland in March?

In Cleveland, Ohio, during March, snow falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, Ohio, in March, the average water temperature is 33.4°F (0.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Cleveland have in March?

The average day length in March in Cleveland, Ohio, is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Cleveland?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:16 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 7:50 pm EDT.

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

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 many hours of sunshine does Cleveland have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 5.6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, Ohio, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Cleveland, OH

Average temperature in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.5°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 (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Cleveland, OH

Average pressure in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Cleveland, OH

Average wind speed in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Cleveland, OH

Average humidity in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cleveland, OH

Average rainfall in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.81").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.14").

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Average rainfall days in March
Cleveland, OH

Average rainfall days in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (15.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Cleveland, OH

Average snowfall in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.94"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.19").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Cleveland, OH

Average snowfall days in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Cleveland, OH

Average sea temperature in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average sea temperature in March: 33.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (76.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (33.2°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Cleveland, OH

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 36min

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 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cleveland, OH

Average sunshine days in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cleveland, OH

Average UV index in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Cleveland, OH

Average cloud cover in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 74).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Cleveland, OH

Average visibility in March - Cleveland, OH
  • 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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