March weather forecast
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Dover, is still a chilly month, with an average temperature varying between 37°F (2.8°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February to a still chilly 49.6°F (9.8°C). The average low-temperature, is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

January, March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Dover.

Rainfall

In Dover, during March, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.3 days and collects up to 26.3" (668mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows in Dover. During 1.8 snowfall days, in March, Dover aggregates 1.54" (39mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.1 snowfall days, and 4.61" (117mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

UV index

In Dover, Delaware, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 are the least humid months in Dover?

The months with the lowest humidity are January, March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in March in Dover?

In March, the average relative humidity in Dover, Delaware, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March in Dover?

In Dover, Delaware, during March, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Dover?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Dover. During 1.8 snowfall days, in March, Dover aggregates 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Dover have in March?

The average day length in March in Dover, Delaware, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Dover?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Dover, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Dover?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Dover?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover, Delaware, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Dover, DE

Average temperature in March - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in March: 49.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Dover, DE

Average pressure in March - Dover, DE
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Dover, DE

Average wind speed in March - Dover, DE
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Dover, DE

Average humidity in March - Dover, DE
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Dover, DE

Average rainfall in March - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in March
Dover, DE

Average rainfall days in March - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Dover, DE

Average snowfall in March - Dover, DE
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.65").
The 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
Dover, DE

Average snowfall days in March - Dover, DE
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Dover, DE

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Dover, DE

Average sunshine days in March - Dover, DE
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Dover, DE

Average UV index in March - Dover, DE
  • Average UV index in March: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Dover, DE

Average cloud cover in March - Dover, DE
  • Average cloud cover in March: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Dover, DE

Average visibility in March - Dover, DE
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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