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

March weather forecast and climate
Long Beach, CA

A stunning shot of a colorful sunset sky over the Pacific Ocean in Long Beach, California, and views of distant city buildings, calm water, and soft sand
A stunning shot of a colorful sunset sky over the Pacific Ocean in Long Beach, California, and views of distant city buildings, calm water, and soft sand
March, the first month of the spring, in Long Beach, is an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In Long Beach, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a pleasant 68.5°F (20.3°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 67.2%.

Rainfall

In Long Beach, in March, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 1.7" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Long Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 35.2 days and collects up to 10.2" (259mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Long Beach, California, the average water temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C).
Note: Swimming in 58.5°F (14.7°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Long Beach is 12h.

Sunshine

In Long Beach, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In Long Beach, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary 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 Long Beach?

In Long Beach, California, in March, the average high-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Long Beach?

The average relative humidity in March is 67.2%.

How much does it rain in Long Beach in March?

In Long Beach, California, during March, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.7" (42mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Long Beach?

In Long Beach, in March, the average water temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C). Swimming in 58.5°F (14.7°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 Long Beach?

In Long Beach, California, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Long Beach have in March?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Long Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Long Beach, California, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Long Beach, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 68.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (66.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 50.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (45.8°F).

Average humidity in March - Long Beach, CA
  • Average humidity in March: 67.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (69.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (64.7%).

Average rainfall in March - Long Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (2.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in March - Long Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (6.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Long Beach, CA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 58.4°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (67.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (58.3°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in March - Long Beach, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).