March weather forecast
Dundalk, MD

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Dundalk, is a fresh month, with an average temperature ranging between max 50.4°F (10.2°C) and min 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Temperature

In Dundalk, Maryland, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a wintry 42.1°F (5.6°C) in February to a cool 50.4°F (10.2°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Dundalk is 73%.

Rainfall

In March, in Dundalk, the rain falls for 6.9 days. Throughout March, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Dundalk, there are 84.4 rainfall days, and 6.85" (174mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Dundalk are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.4 snowfall days, Dundalk aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 6.9 snowfall days, and 0.71" (18mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March in Dundalk, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 5:58 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:28 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 Dundalk, Maryland, is 6.8h.

UV index

In Dundalk, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 the 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 average humidity in March in Dundalk?

In March, the average relative humidity in Dundalk, Maryland, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Dundalk?

In Dundalk, in March, during 6.9 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Dundalk?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Dundalk. During 1.4 snowfall days, in March, Dundalk aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Dundalk?

In Dundalk, the average seawater temperature in March is 45.1°F (7.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Dundalk?

On the first day of March in Dundalk, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 5:58 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:28 pm EDT.

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

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

The average sunshine duration in March in Dundalk is 6.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Dundalk?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Dundalk is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Dundalk, MD

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Dundalk, MD

Average pressure in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"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
Dundalk, MD

Average wind speed in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Dundalk, MD

Average humidity in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Dundalk, MD

Average rainfall in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in March
Dundalk, MD

Average rainfall days in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Dundalk, MD

Average snowfall in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.31").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Dundalk, MD

Average snowfall days in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.4 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
Dundalk, MD

Average sea temperature in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average sea temperature in March: 45.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (44.5°F).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.8h

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
Dundalk, MD

Average sunshine days in March - Dundalk, MD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (16.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Dundalk, MD

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Dundalk, MD

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

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Dundalk, MD

Average visibility in March - Dundalk, 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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