Crescent City
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Crescent City, CA

The magnificent red and white stone Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City, California
The magnificent red and white stone Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City, California
The first month of the spring, March, is also a fresh month in Crescent City, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 41.7°F (5.4°C) and 54.7°F (12.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still cool 54.7°F (12.6°C). In Crescent City, in March, the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Rainfall

In Crescent City, during 13.4 rainfall days, 8.9" (226mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 97.7 rainfall days, and 70.3" (1785mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Crescent City, the average water temperature is 51.3°F (10.7°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

The average length of the day in Crescent City is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Crescent City is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in March in Crescent City?

In Crescent City, California, in March, the average high-temperature is 54.7°F (12.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Crescent City?

In Crescent City, in March, during 13.4 rainfall days, 8.9" (226mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Crescent City?

In Crescent City, California, the average seawater temperature in March is 51.3°F (10.7°C). Swimming in 51.3°F (10.7°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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Crescent City?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Crescent City?

The average sunshine in March in Crescent City is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Crescent City?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Crescent City, California, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Crescent City, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 54.6°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (66°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 41.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (38.9°F).

Average rainfall in March - Crescent City, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 8.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (11.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4").

Average rainfall days in March - Crescent City, 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 lowest number of rainy days is July (1.6 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Crescent City, CA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 51.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (52.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (50.7°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in March - Crescent City, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).