March weather forecast
Port Townsend, WA

Victorian design houses from an old age along the beach on a hilly spot overlooking the sea, in Port Townsend, Washington
Victorian design houses from an old age along the beach on a hilly spot overlooking the sea, in Port Townsend, Washington

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Port Townsend, is still a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 39.6°F (4.2°C) and an average high of 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In Port Townsend, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a still frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C). In Port Townsend, the average low-temperature is 39.6°F (4.2°C).

Humidity

In Port Townsend, the average relative humidity in March is 81%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 20.7 days. Throughout March, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Port Townsend, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.3 days and collects up to 21.85" (555mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Port Townsend, during 1.3 snowfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Port Townsend, Washington, there are 7.8 snowfall days, and 4.84" (123mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Port Townsend, the average seawater temperature in March is 45.5°F (7.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.5°F (7.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Port Townsend is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 5:55 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:39 pm PDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

Sunshine

In Port Townsend, Washington, the average sunshine in March is 6.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Port Townsend is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, in March, the average high-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.6°F (4.2°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, Washington, the average relative humidity in March is 81%.

How much does it rain in Port Townsend in March?

In Port Townsend, Washington, during March, the rain falls for 20.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Port Townsend in March?

In Port Townsend, in March, snow falls for 1.3 days, with typically accumulated 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, the average seawater temperature in March is 45.5°F (7.5°C). Swimming in 45.5°F (7.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Port Townsend have in March?

In Port Townsend, the average day length in March is 11h and 57min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Port Townsend?

On the first day of March in Port Townsend, Washington, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 5:55 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:39 pm PDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Port Townsend?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Port Townsend is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average temperature in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average high temperature in March: 47.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (67.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 39.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (37.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average pressure in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.08"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are March and September (30.01"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average wind speed in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average humidity in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average rainfall in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average rainfall days in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 20.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average snowfall in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.87").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average snowfall days in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average sea temperature in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 45.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average sunshine days in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 8.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (8.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average UV index in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average cloud cover in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The months with the most cloud cover are January, February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in March
Port Townsend, WA

Average visibility in March - Port Townsend, WA
  • 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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