Gloucester
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Gloucester, MA

March, the first month of the spring, in Gloucester, is also a wintry month, with average temperature ranging between max 40.5°F (4.7°C) and min 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Temperature

In Gloucester, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still wintry 40.5°F (4.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Gloucester, is 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Gloucester is 75%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout March, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, there are 150.9 rainfall days, and 30.75" (781mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Gloucester, snow falls for 5.3 days, with typically accumulated 1.81" (46mm) of snow. In Gloucester, during the entire year, snow falls for 27.4 days, and aggregates up to 9.17" (233mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 38.8°F (3.8°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Gloucester. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Gloucester?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is 40.5°F (4.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.5°F (0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Gloucester?

The average relative humidity in March in Gloucester is 75%.

How much does it rain in Gloucester in March?

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, during March, the rain falls for 11.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, during March, snow falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of snow.

What month is the ocean coldest in Gloucester?

With an average ocean temperature of 38.8°F (3.8°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater.

What is the water temperature in March in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, the average seawater temperature in March is 38.8°F (3.8°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Gloucester have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gloucester have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Gloucester is 5.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Gloucester?

Months with the lowest UV index in Gloucester, 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 Gloucester?

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 32.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average humidity in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.23").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

Average rainfall days in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

Average snowfall in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Gloucester, MA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 38.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.8°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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

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