March weather forecast and climate
Orleans, CA

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Orleans, California, with average temperature varying between 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a fresh 51.1°F (10.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Orleans, California, is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 84%, March is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Orleans, during March, the rain falls for 19.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.14" (156mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Orleans, California, there are 127.2 rainfall days, and 39.02" (991mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Orleans aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow. In Orleans, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.3 days, and aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Orleans, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Orleans?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 51.1°F (10.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Orleans?

The most humid month in Orleans is March, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

What is the average humidity in March in Orleans?

In March, the average relative humidity is 84%.

How much does it rain in Orleans in March?

In Orleans, California, in March, during 19.3 rainfall days, 6.14" (156mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Orleans?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Orleans. During 0.6 snowfall days, in March, Orleans aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Orleans have in March?

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Orleans?

In Orleans, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Orleans?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Orleans, CA

Average temperature in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 51.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (47.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (47.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (30.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Orleans, CA

Average pressure in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is August (29.96").

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Average wind speed in March
Orleans, CA

Average wind speed in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average wind speed in March: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Orleans, CA

Average humidity in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average humidity in March: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (61%).

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Average rainfall in March
Orleans, CA

Average rainfall in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 6.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (7.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in March
Orleans, CA

Average rainfall days in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (19.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Orleans, CA

Average snowfall in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.77").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Orleans, CA

Average snowfall days in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.9h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Orleans, CA

Average sunshine days in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (27.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Orleans, CA

Average UV index in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Orleans, CA

Average cloud cover in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 55).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in March
Orleans, CA

Average visibility in March - Orleans, CA
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are July, August and September (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are March, April and December (4mi).

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