March weather forecast
Cambridge, MA

The John Weeks Memorial Footbridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the Charles River calm waters, and a distant view of the Havard University student residence unit
The John Weeks Memorial Footbridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the Charles River calm waters, and a distant view of the Havard University student residence unit

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with an average temperature ranging between min 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and max 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Temperature

In Cambridge, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a cold 36.5°F (2.5°C) in February to a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C). In Cambridge, the average low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Cambridge, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 0.43" (11mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Cambridge, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.8 days and collects up to 5.51" (140mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cambridge are January through May, November and December. In Cambridge, during 3.8 snowfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.8 days and aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Cambridge, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:09 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 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. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 Cambridge?

In March, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Cambridge in March?

In March, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout March, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Cambridge?

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

How many hours of daylight does Cambridge have in March?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Cambridge?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:09 pm EDT.

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

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

In March, the average sunshine duration in Cambridge is 5.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cambridge?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Cambridge?

In Cambridge, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Cambridge, MA

Average temperature in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average pressure in March
Cambridge, MA

Average pressure in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average wind speed in March
Cambridge, MA

Average wind speed in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average humidity in March
Cambridge, MA

Average humidity in March - Cambridge, 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%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cambridge, MA

Average rainfall in March - Cambridge, 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").

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Average rainfall days in March
Cambridge, MA

Average rainfall days in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average snowfall in March
Cambridge, MA

Average snowfall in March - Cambridge, 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").

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Average snowfall days in March
Cambridge, MA

Average snowfall days in March - Cambridge, 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).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cambridge, MA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cambridge, MA

Average sunshine days in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average UV index in March
Cambridge, MA

Average UV index in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average cloud cover in March
Cambridge, MA

Average cloud cover in March - Cambridge, 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).

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Average visibility in March
Cambridge, MA

Average visibility in March - Cambridge, 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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