March weather forecast
Hamden, CT

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Hamden, Connecticut, with an average temperature ranging between max 44.2°F (6.8°C) and min 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a cold 37°F (2.8°C) in February to a frosty 44.2°F (6.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Hamden, is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Hamden is 74%.

Rainfall

In Hamden, in March, during 9.8 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Hamden, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134.2 days and collects up to 15.12" (384mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Hamden, during March, snow falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Hamden, there are 20.5 snowfall days, and 4.02" (102mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Hamden, Connecticut, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:15 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Hamden is 6.3h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Hamden are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Hamden?

In March, in Hamden, Connecticut, the average high-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Hamden?

In March, the average relative humidity in Hamden, Connecticut, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March in Hamden?

In Hamden, Connecticut, in March, during 9.8 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Hamden in March?

In Hamden, in March, during 4.3 snowfall days, 0.87" (22mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Hamden?

The average day length in March in Hamden is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Hamden?

On the first day of March in Hamden, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:15 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Hamden?

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Hamden, Connecticut, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Hamden?

In Hamden, Connecticut, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Hamden?

The months with the lowest UV index in Hamden, Connecticut, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Hamden?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Hamden, CT

Average temperature in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Hamden, CT

Average pressure in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Hamden, CT

Average wind speed in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Hamden, CT

Average humidity in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Hamden, CT

Average rainfall in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.79").

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Average rainfall days in March
Hamden, CT

Average rainfall days in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Hamden, CT

Average snowfall in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.14").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Hamden, CT

Average snowfall days in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Hamden, CT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 18min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Hamden, CT

Average sunshine days in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Hamden, CT

Average UV index in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Hamden, CT

Average cloud cover in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in March
Hamden, CT

Average visibility in March - Hamden, CT
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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