Augusta
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Augusta, ME

 Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Augusta, Maine, with average temperature ranging between min 23.4°F (-4.8°C) and max 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a freezing cold 31.8°F (-0.1°C) in February, to a wintry 40.5°F (4.7°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Rainfall

In Augusta, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 3.4" (85.3mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Augusta, there are 135.4 rainfall days, and 41.8" (1062.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Augusta. In Augusta, Maine, during March, snow falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 15.6" (396.2mm) of snow. In Augusta, Maine, during the entire year, snow falls for 34 days, and aggregates up to 73.5" (1866.9mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Augusta is 6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Augusta?

In March, in Augusta, Maine, the average high-temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, during March, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.4" (85.3mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, in March, during 6.3 snowfall days, 15.6" (396.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Augusta is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Augusta?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Augusta is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11°F).

Average rainfall in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.4"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in March: 15.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (20").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).