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

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Dover, Delaware, with 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 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February, to a still frosty 49.6°F (9.8°C). In Dover, 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, Delaware.

Rainfall

In March, in Dover, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout March, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Dover, there are 152.3 rainfall days, and 26.3" (668mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Dover, Delaware. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.8 snowfall days, Dover aggregates 1.54" (39mm) of snow. In Dover, during the entire year, snow falls for 10.1 days, and aggregates up to 4.61" (117mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Dover, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Dover?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 49.6°F (9.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Dover?

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

What is the average humidity in March in Dover?

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

How much does it rain in Dover in March?

In Dover, Delaware, in March, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Dover?

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

How many hours of daylight does Dover have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Dover?

In March, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Dover?

In Dover, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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%).
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").
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).
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: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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

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