March weather forecast
Fort Washington, MD

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Fort Washington, is a cool month, with an average temperature ranging between max 53.2°F (11.8°C) and min 37.4°F (3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C) in February to a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C). In March, in Fort Washington, the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 72%.

Rainfall

In Fort Washington, in March, during 14.4 rainfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Fort Washington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.2 days and collects up to 30.67" (779mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Fort Washington, snow falls for 2.6 days, with typically accumulated 1.69" (43mm) of snow. In Fort Washington, Maryland, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.4 days and aggregates up to 7.56" (192mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Fort Washington, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:00 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Fort Washington, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:30 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

In March, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Fort Washington, Maryland, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Fort Washington?

In Fort Washington, the average relative humidity in March is 72%.

How much does it rain in Fort Washington in March?

In Fort Washington, Maryland, in March, during 14.4 rainfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Fort Washington in March?

In Fort Washington, in March, during 2.6 snowfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Fort Washington?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Fort Washington?

On the first day of March in Fort Washington, Maryland, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:00 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:30 pm EDT.

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

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 Fort Washington?

In Fort Washington, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Fort Washington?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Fort Washington is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average temperature in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average pressure in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average wind speed in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average humidity in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average humidity in March: 72%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, October and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average rainfall in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average rainfall days in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average snowfall in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.48").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average snowfall days in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Fort Washington, MD

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average sunshine days in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average UV index in March - Fort Washington, 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
Fort Washington, MD

Average cloud cover in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Fort Washington, MD

Average visibility in March - Fort Washington, MD
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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