March weather forecast
Brookline, MA

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A small league field in Brookline, Massachusetts, overlooking bright yellow trees in the fall, behind the cityscape of Boston
A small league field in Brookline, Massachusetts, overlooking bright yellow trees in the fall, behind the cityscape of Boston

Weather in March

As Brookline moves into March, there is a noteworthy shift in the weather, hinting at the arrival of spring. The most significant transformation is evident in the average low temperature, rising to a gentler 30.6°F (-0.8°C) from the 23.4°F (-4.8°C) reported in February. The increased sunshine hours coupled with more extended daylight certainly adds warmth to the weather. Rain overtakes snow, signaling the transition from winter to spring. The town retains its characteristic wind strength, making windbreakers and umbrellas common sights.

Temperature

A gentle upsurge in temperatures occurs as February gives way to March, with average highs shifting from an icy 36.5°F (2.5°C) to a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C). An average low-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C) is noted during the month of March.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout March, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 81.8 rainfall days, and 5.51" (140mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. In Brookline, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.63" (16mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 16.8 snowfall days, and 2.4" (61mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:09 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Brookline, the average sunshine in March is 5.8h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Brookline, Massachusetts. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, an average UV index of 2 transforms into the following instructions:
Though extended exposure to the sun typically does not concern most people, it is crucial to always shield children, infants, and those with sensitive skin. Exposing oneself to the midday Sun can be harmful due to the strong UV radiation; limit your time outside. Sunglasses that guard against UVA and UVB rays are pivotal in minimizing sun-induced ocular damage. Take note! UV radiation from the Sun can double in intensity due to snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

Is it cold during March?

The high-temperature, in March, in Brookline, records 43.3°F (6.3°C), while the low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Brookline?

In Brookline, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March?

In Brookline, in March, during 6.8 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in March?

In Brookline, in March, during 3.8 snowfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Brookline have in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:09 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Brookline have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in March?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Brookline, MA

Average temperature in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average high temperature in March: 43.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

Average pressure in March
Brookline, MA

Average pressure in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Brookline, MA

Average wind speed in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

Average humidity in March
Brookline, MA

Average humidity in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

Average rainfall in March
Brookline, MA

Average rainfall in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.63").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in March
Brookline, MA

Average rainfall days in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.3 days).

Average snowfall in March
Brookline, MA

Average snowfall in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.63"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.71").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Brookline, MA

Average snowfall days in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Brookline, MA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in March
Brookline, MA

Average sunshine days in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.4 days).

Average UV index in March
Brookline, MA

Average UV index in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March
Brookline, MA

Average cloud cover in March - Brookline, MA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in March
Brookline, MA

Average visibility in March - Brookline, MA
  • 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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