March weather forecast and climate
Capitola, CA

The beach and a long wooden pier on the calm blue waters in Capitola, California
The beach and a long wooden pier on the calm blue waters in Capitola, California

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Capitola, is still a mild month, with average temperature varying between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Temperature

In Capitola, California, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a still moderate 60.4°F (15.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Capitola, California, is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Humidity

March is the most humid month in Capitola, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In Capitola, during March, the rain falls for 13.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 14.45" (367mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.5°F (12.5°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Capitola, California, is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 7.6h.

UV index

In Capitola, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Capitola?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Capitola, California, is 60.4°F (15.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

What is the most humid month in Capitola?

March is the most humid month in Capitola, California, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in March in Capitola?

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

How much does it rain in Capitola in March?

In Capitola, California, during March, the rain falls for 13.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Capitola?

In Capitola, in March, the average water temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C). Swimming in 54.5°F (12.5°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 Capitola have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Capitola?

In March, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Capitola?

In Capitola, California, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Capitola, CA

Average temperature in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 60.4°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 45.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (45.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Capitola, CA

Average pressure in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.92").

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Average wind speed in March
Capitola, CA

Average wind speed in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average wind speed in March: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Capitola, CA

Average humidity in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

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Average rainfall in March
Capitola, CA

Average rainfall in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.8").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in March
Capitola, CA

Average rainfall days in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Capitola, CA

Average sea temperature in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 54.5°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Capitola, CA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Capitola, CA

Average sunshine days in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (16.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Capitola, CA

Average UV index in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and November (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Capitola, CA

Average cloud cover in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and September (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in March
Capitola, CA

Average visibility in March - Capitola, CA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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