March weather forecast
York, PA

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This courthouse of the York County, Pennsylvania, stands tall in the bright evening sunlight rays
This courthouse of the York County, Pennsylvania, stands tall in the bright evening sunlight rays

Weather in March

With the advent of March, York's climate starts to change from the frosty grip of winter to the milder conditions of spring. The city bathes under more sunlight than the previous months, teaming up with gentler winds to boost temperatures to an average high of 48.4°F (9.1°C). A marked increase in rainfall is observable, signifying the shift from solid to liquid precipitation, and signaling winter’s departure. This period yields the year’s first green shoots, a welcome sight after months of winter’s white and grey colors, paving the way for April's blossoming landscapes.

Temperature

With the onset of March, the average high-temperature slightly shifts from February's wintry 39.2°F (4°C) to a frosty 48.4°F (9.1°C). The low-temperature in York averages to a wintry 32.5°F (0.3°C) during the nights of March.

Humidity

March and April, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In York, Pennsylvania, during March, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 134.1 rainfall days, and 17.83" (453mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In York, during March, snow falls for 4.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of snow. In York, during the entire year, snow falls for 20.6 days and aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:30 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, an average UV index of 3 transforms into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. Minimize direct exposure to the Sun during midday when its radiation is at its peak. Clothes that are both tight-knit and comfortably loose are prime choices for sun protection. Mind you! Snow reflection can increase the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for York in March?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during March are 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 32.5°F (0.3°C) respectively.

What is the least humid month?

The months with the lowest humidity are March and April, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in March?

In York, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How much does it rain in March?

In York, in March, during 10.9 rainfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March?

In York, in March, during 4.2 snowfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:30 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
York, PA

Average temperature in March - York, PA
  • Average high temperature in March: 48.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 32.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

Average pressure in March
York, PA

Average pressure in March - York, PA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"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).

Average wind speed in March
York, PA

Average wind speed in March - York, PA
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

Average humidity in March
York, PA

Average humidity in March - York, PA
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and October (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (76%).

Average rainfall in March
York, PA

Average rainfall in March - York, PA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.26"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (2.01").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.06").

Average rainfall days in March
York, PA

Average rainfall days in March - York, PA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6 days).

Average snowfall in March
York, PA

Average snowfall in March - York, PA
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.05"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.4").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
York, PA

Average snowfall days in March - York, PA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
York, PA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - York, PA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

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 24min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 2min

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

Average sunshine days in March
York, PA

Average sunshine days in March - York, PA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.8 days).

Average UV index in March
York, PA

Average UV index in March - York, PA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March
York, PA

Average cloud cover in March - York, PA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in March
York, PA

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

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

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