March weather forecast
Hockessin, DE

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Hockessin, Delaware, with temperature in the range of an average low of 34°F (1.1°C) and an average high of 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a cold 40.3°F (4.6°C) in February to a frosty 48.9°F (9.4°C). In Hockessin, the average low-temperature is 34°F (1.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Hockessin, Delaware, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Hockessin, Delaware, in March, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 135 rainfall days, and 17.76" (451mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Hockessin are January through May, November and December. March is the month with the most snowfall in Hockessin. Snow falls for 3.7 days and accumulates 1.5" (38mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 7:25 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

In March, the average sunshine in Hockessin is 6.5h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. 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 average humidity in March in Hockessin?

In Hockessin, Delaware, the average relative humidity in March is 75%.

How many days does it rain in March in Hockessin?

In Hockessin, Delaware, during March, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Hockessin?

March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 3.7 days and accumulates 1.5" (38mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in March in Hockessin?

In Hockessin, during March, snow falls for 3.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of snow.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Hockessin?

On the first day of March in Hockessin, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:47 am and sunset at 7:25 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Hockessin have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Hockessin?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Hockessin, Delaware, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Hockessin, DE

Average temperature in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average high temperature in March: 48.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Hockessin, DE

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Hockessin, DE

Average wind speed in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Hockessin, DE

Average humidity in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Hockessin, DE

Average rainfall in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in March
Hockessin, DE

Average rainfall days in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Hockessin, DE

Average snowfall in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.5").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Hockessin, DE

Average snowfall days in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Hockessin, DE

Average sunshine days in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Hockessin, DE

Average UV index in March - Hockessin, 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, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Hockessin, DE

Average cloud cover in March - Hockessin, DE
  • Average cloud cover in March: 47

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and May (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in March
Hockessin, DE

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

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

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