March weather forecast and climate
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 wintry month in Augusta, Maine, with average temperature ranging between min 22.5°F (-5.3°C) and max 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a freezing cold 28.8°F (-1.8°C) in February, to a cold 37°F (2.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Augusta, is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Augusta are January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In March, in Augusta, Maine, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Augusta, Maine, there are 142.3 rainfall days, and 27.52" (699mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Augusta, in March, snow falls for 10.7 days, with typically accumulated 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 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March 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 in Augusta. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, in March, the average high-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Augusta?

Months with the highest humidity in Augusta, Maine, are January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

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, during March, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Augusta?

In March, it is snowing for 10.7 days. Throughout March, 4.88" (124mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Augusta?

In March, the average sunshine in Augusta is 5.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Augusta?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Augusta?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
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

Months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 52).
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

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

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