Bakersfield
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bakersfield, CA

A magnificent view of the scenic natural park of The Park At River Walk, located in Bakersfield, California
A magnificent view of the scenic natural park of The Park At River Walk, located in Bakersfield, California
March, the first month of the spring, in Bakersfield, is a pleasant month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 46.6°F (8.1°C) and an average high of 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

In Bakersfield, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises, from a comfortable 62.8°F (17.1°C) in February, to an agreeable 68.7°F (20.4°C). In Bakersfield, the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout March, 1.2" (30.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 39.2 rainfall days, and 6.4" (163.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Bakersfield is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Bakersfield?

In March, in Bakersfield, the average high-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

How much does it rain in Bakersfield in March?

In March, in Bakersfield, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout March, 1.2" (30.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Bakersfield have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Bakersfield?

In Bakersfield, California, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Bakersfield?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 68.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (97.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 46.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (39°F).

Average rainfall in March - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.2"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January, February and March (1.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in March - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (7.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).