March weather forecast and climate
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
March, the first month of the spring, in Cambridge, is a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 43.3°F (6.3°C) and an average low of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Cambridge is 74%.

Rainfall

In Cambridge, in March, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 0.43" (11mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 81.8 rainfall days, and 5.51" (140mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In Cambridge, Massachusetts, the average sunshine 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 Cambridge. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Cambridge?

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

What is the average humidity in March in Cambridge?

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

How much does it rain in Cambridge in March?

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

How much does it snow in Cambridge in March?

In Cambridge, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.63" (16mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Cambridge have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Cambridge?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Cambridge?

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 intensity 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 low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

Average pressure in March - Cambridge, MA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"

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

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).

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

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 - 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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cambridge, MA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • 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).

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).

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

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

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).

Average visibility in March - Cambridge, MA
  • 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).