March weather forecast
Chester, MD

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Chester, Maryland, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.8°F (3.2°C) and an average high of 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Temperature

In Chester, Maryland, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February to a cool 50.4°F (10.2°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 37.8°F (3.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Chester is 74%.

Rainfall

In Chester, Maryland, in March, it is raining for 13.7 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Chester, there are 159 rainfall days, and 32.36" (822mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Chester. In Chester, during March, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of snow. In Chester, during the entire year, snow falls for 11.4 days and aggregates up to 4.13" (105mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Chester, the average water temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 46°F (7.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Chester, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:57 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Chester, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:27 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 Chester is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Chester is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to 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. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Chester?

In March, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March in Chester?

In March, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout March, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Chester in March?

In Chester, during March, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Chester?

In Chester, the average seawater temperature in March is 46°F (7.8°C). Swimming in 46°F (7.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

In Chester, Maryland, the average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Chester?

On the first day of March in Chester, Maryland, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:57 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:27 pm EDT.

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

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

In March, the average sunshine duration in Chester, Maryland, is 6.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Chester?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Chester, Maryland, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Chester, MD

Average temperature in March - Chester, MD
  • Average high temperature in March: 50.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Chester, MD

Average pressure in March - Chester, MD
  • 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
Chester, MD

Average wind speed in March - Chester, MD
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Chester, MD

Average humidity in March - Chester, MD
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Chester, MD

Average rainfall in March - Chester, MD
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.31").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in March
Chester, MD

Average rainfall days in March - Chester, MD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Chester, MD

Average snowfall in March - Chester, MD
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.26"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.42").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Chester, MD

Average snowfall days in March - Chester, MD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Chester, MD

Average sea temperature in March - Chester, MD
  • Average sea temperature in March: 46°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.1°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Chester, MD

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Chester, MD
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Chester, MD

Average sunshine days in March - Chester, MD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Chester, MD

Average UV index in March - Chester, MD
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Chester, MD

Average cloud cover in March - Chester, MD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Chester, MD

Average visibility in March - Chester, MD
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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