March weather forecast and climate
Ocean City, MD

The Ocean city in Maryland, with water on both sides of the city
The Ocean city in Maryland, with water on both sides of the city

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a chilly month in Ocean City, Maryland, with average temperature varying between 47.7°F (8.7°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still frosty 47.7°F (8.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Ocean City, Maryland, is 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In March, in Ocean City, Maryland, the rain falls for 13.8 days. Throughout March, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 150.3 rainfall days, and 23.11" (587mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows in Ocean City. During 1.1 snowfall days, Ocean City aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Ocean City, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.1 days, and aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Ocean City, the average seawater temperature in March is 43.9°F (6.6°C).
Note: Swimming in 43.9°F (6.6°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ocean City is 12h.

Sunshine

In Ocean City, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Ocean City?

In Ocean City, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, Maryland, during March, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Ocean City?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Ocean City. During 1.1 snowfall days, in March, Ocean City aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, Maryland, the average seawater temperature in March is 43.9°F (6.6°C). Swimming in 43.9°F (6.6°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Ocean City have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ocean City have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Ocean City is 6.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, Maryland, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Ocean City, MD

Average temperature in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average high temperature in March: 47.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 40.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.2°F).

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Average pressure in March
Ocean City, MD

Average pressure in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in March
Ocean City, MD

Average wind speed in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average wind speed in March: 13.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Ocean City, MD

Average humidity in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ocean City, MD

Average rainfall in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in March
Ocean City, MD

Average rainfall days in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Ocean City, MD

Average snowfall in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Ocean City, MD

Average snowfall days in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.8 days).
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
Ocean City, MD

Average sea temperature in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average sea temperature in March: 43.8°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 (41.9°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Ocean City, MD

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ocean City, MD

Average sunshine days in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ocean City, MD

Average UV index in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Ocean City, MD

Average cloud cover in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in March
Ocean City, MD

Average visibility in March - Ocean City, MD
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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