March weather forecast
Augusta, ME

Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Augusta, Maine, with temperature in the range of an average high of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low of 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a subzero cold 28.8°F (-1.8°C) in February to a wintry 37°F (2.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are the most humid months in Augusta.

Rainfall

In Augusta, during 10.8 rainfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Augusta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.3 days and collects up to 27.52" (699mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Augusta are January through May, October through December. In Augusta, during March, snow falls for 10.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.88" (124mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 50.3 snowfall days, and 29.69" (754mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 5:27 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:04 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 in Augusta is 5.6h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Augusta?

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are most humid months in Augusta, Maine.

What is the average humidity in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, the average relative humidity in March is 83%.

How much does it rain in Augusta in March?

In Augusta, Maine, in March, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, in March, snow falls for 10.7 days, with typically accumulated 4.88" (124mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Augusta?

On the first day of March in Augusta, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 5:27 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:04 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, 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 Augusta?

The average sunshine duration in March is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Augusta?

The months with the lowest UV index in Augusta are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in March in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Augusta is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Augusta, ME

Average temperature in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in March: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Augusta, ME

Average pressure in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Augusta, ME

Average wind speed in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Augusta, ME

Average humidity in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in March
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.88"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.77").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in March: 10.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.9 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
Augusta, ME

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Augusta, ME

Average sunshine days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Augusta, ME

Average UV index in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Augusta, ME

Average cloud cover in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average cloud cover in March: 52

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 52).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in March
Augusta, ME

Average visibility in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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