Dover
Delaware, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The first month of the spring, March, is a mild month in Dover, Delaware, with average temperature ranging between max 55.4°F (13°C) and min 33.8°F (1°C).

Temperature

In Dover, the average high-temperature in March increases, from a frosty 44.6°F (7°C) in February, to a mild 55.4°F (13°C). In Dover, in March, the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

Rainfall

In Dover, Delaware, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 3.8" (97mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Dover, Delaware, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 43.5" (1105mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in March in Dover?

In March, in Dover, the average high-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

How much does it rain in Dover in March?

In Dover, Delaware, during March, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.8" (97mm) of precipitation.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Dover?

In Dover, Delaware, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Dover?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in March: 55°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in March - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3").

Average rainfall days in March - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Dover, DE
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).