March weather forecast
Yorktown, VA

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Yorktown, Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 54.1°F (12.3°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Temperature

In Yorktown, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a fresh 54.1°F (12.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Yorktown, is 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Yorktown is 75%.

Rainfall

In March, in Yorktown, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout March, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Yorktown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165.3 days and collects up to 34.25" (870mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.2 snowfall days, Yorktown aggregates 0.63" (16mm) of snow. In Yorktown, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.3 days and aggregates up to 4.13" (105mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March in Yorktown, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 7:27 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 Yorktown, the average sunshine in March is 6.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against 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 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 average humidity in March in Yorktown?

In March, the average relative humidity in Yorktown is 75%.

How much does it rain in Yorktown in March?

In March, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout March, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Yorktown?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.2 snowfall days, in March, Yorktown aggregates 0.63" (16mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Yorktown?

In Yorktown, in March, the average water temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C). Swimming in 50.5°F (10.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

The average day length in March in Yorktown is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Yorktown?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Yorktown, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 7:27 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Yorktown have in March?

In Yorktown, Virginia, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Yorktown?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Yorktown is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Yorktown, VA

Average temperature in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 54.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 40.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Yorktown, VA

Average pressure in March - Yorktown, VA
  • 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 (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Yorktown, VA

Average wind speed in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Yorktown, VA

Average humidity in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Yorktown, VA

Average rainfall in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.4").

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Average rainfall days in March
Yorktown, VA

Average rainfall days in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Yorktown, VA

Average snowfall in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.63"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.34").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Yorktown, VA

Average snowfall days in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Yorktown, VA

Average sea temperature in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 50.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (79.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (48.7°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Yorktown, VA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Yorktown, VA

Average sunshine days in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Yorktown, VA

Average UV index in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Yorktown, VA

Average cloud cover in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Yorktown, VA

Average visibility in March - Yorktown, VA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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