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

March weather forecast and climate
Newport Beach, CA

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A bird's eye view of the stunning coastal village of Corona Del Mar, in Newport Beach, California, with cruise boats on the clear blue waters and beaches around the village
The first month of the spring, March, is also an enjoyable month in Newport Beach, California, with temperature in the range of an average low of 52.3°F (11.3°C) and an average high of 62.8°F (17.1°C).

Temperature

March is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 62.8°F (17.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Rainfall

In Newport Beach, California, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 1.7" (42.4mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Newport Beach, California, during the entire year, the rain falls for 32 days and collects up to 10.6" (269.8mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C). Swimming in 58.6°F (14.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Newport Beach, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 coldest month in Newport Beach?

March is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 62.8°F (17.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 52.3°F (11.3°C).

What is the temperature in March in Newport Beach?

In Newport Beach, California, in March, the average high-temperature is 62.8°F (17.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Newport Beach?

In Newport Beach, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.7" (42.4mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Newport Beach?

In Newport Beach, the average seawater temperature in March is 58.6°F (14.8°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Newport Beach?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Newport Beach?

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

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

In Newport Beach, California, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Newport Beach, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 62.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (62.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 52.3°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 (49.3°F).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (2.6").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in March - Newport Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Newport Beach, CA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 58.6°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (67.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (58.5°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Newport 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: 10h).

  • 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 - Newport 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).