March weather forecast
Reading, PA

This beautiful and colorful pagoda located up on Mt. Penn is a beautiful spot to enjoy sweeping views of the scenic Reading City below, in Pennsylvania
This beautiful and colorful pagoda located up on Mt. Penn is a beautiful spot to enjoy sweeping views of the scenic Reading City below, in Pennsylvania

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Reading, is a frosty month, with an average temperature ranging between min 31.1°F (-0.5°C) and max 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from a cold 37.9°F (3.3°C) in February to a frosty 46.9°F (8.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Reading, Pennsylvania, is 31.1°F (-0.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 77%.

Rainfall

In Reading, in March, it is raining for 11.7 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Reading, there are 155.7 rainfall days, and 30.83" (783mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Reading. March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 3.8 days and accumulates 3.58" (91mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Reading, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 7:26 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 Reading, Pennsylvania, 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 Reading, Pennsylvania. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. 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 temperature in March in Reading?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Reading, Pennsylvania, is 46.9°F (8.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.1°F (-0.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Reading?

In Reading, Pennsylvania, the average relative humidity in March is 77%.

How many days does it rain in March in Reading?

In March, in Reading, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout March, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Reading?

March is the month with the most snowfall in Reading, Pennsylvania. Snow falls for 3.8 days and accumulates 3.58" (91mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in March in Reading?

In March, it is snowing for 3.8 days. Throughout March, 3.58" (91mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Reading?

On the first day of March in Reading, Pennsylvania, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 7:26 pm EDT.

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

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 long on average sun shines in March in Reading?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Reading?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Reading, Pennsylvania.

How high is the UV index in March in Reading?

In Reading, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Reading, PA

Average temperature in March - Reading, PA
  • Average high temperature in March: 46.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Reading, PA

Average pressure in March - Reading, PA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Reading, PA

Average wind speed in March - Reading, PA
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Reading, PA

Average humidity in March - Reading, PA
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and October (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Reading, PA

Average rainfall in March - Reading, PA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in March
Reading, PA

Average rainfall days in March - Reading, PA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Reading, PA

Average snowfall in March - Reading, PA
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.58"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Reading, PA

Average snowfall days in March - Reading, PA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.4 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
Reading, PA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Reading, PA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 21min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Reading, PA

Average sunshine days in March - Reading, PA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Reading, PA

Average UV index in March - Reading, PA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 6).
The 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
Reading, PA

Average cloud cover in March - Reading, PA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Reading, PA

Average visibility in March - Reading, PA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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