Salem
Oregon, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Salem, OR

An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon, with a clear dusk sky
An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon, with a clear dusk sky
The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Salem, Oregon, with average temperature varying between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 37.4°F (3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a fresh 52.9°F (11.6°C). In March, in Salem, the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

Humidity

In Salem, the average relative humidity is 85%.

Rainfall

In Salem, Oregon, during March, the rain falls for 19.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Salem, there are 162.5 rainfall days, and 25.08" (637mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Salem, Oregon, are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows in Salem, Oregon. During 1.2 snowfall days, Salem aggregates 0.47" (12mm) of snow. In Salem, Oregon, during the entire year, snow falls for 4.7 days, and aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Salem is 12h.

Sunshine

In Salem, the average sunshine in March is 5.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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.

What is the temperature in March in Salem?

In March, in Salem, the average high-temperature is 52.9°F (11.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Salem?

In Salem, the average relative humidity in March is 85%.

How many days does it rain in March in Salem?

In Salem, in March, during 19.6 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Salem?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Salem. During 1.2 snowfall days, in March, Salem aggregates 0.47" (12mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Salem?

The average sunshine in March in Salem is 5.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Salem?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Salem is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Salem, OR
  • Average high temperature in March: 11.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (7.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.4°C).

Average humidity in March - Salem, OR
  • Average humidity in March: 85%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (65%).

Average rainfall in March - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall in March: 76mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (100mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (7mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall days in March: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (19.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in March - Salem, OR
  • Average snowfall in March: 12mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (30mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Salem, OR
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Salem, OR
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

Average UV index in March - Salem, OR
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).