March weather forecast
New Salem, MA

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in New Salem, Massachusetts, with an average temperature ranging between max 40.8°F (4.9°C) and min 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Temperature

In New Salem, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from 32.5°F (0.3°C) in February to a still cold 40.8°F (4.9°C). In New Salem, the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Humidity

In New Salem, the average relative humidity in March is 79%.

Rainfall

In New Salem, during March, the rain falls for 10.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in New Salem, there are 145 rainfall days, and 28.03" (712mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In March, it is snowing for 9 days. Throughout March, 4.69" (119mm) of snow is accumulated. In New Salem, during the entire year, snow falls for 43.1 days and aggregates up to 25.75" (654mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in New Salem, Massachusetts, is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:14 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 in New Salem is 5.8h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in New Salem?

In March, the average relative humidity in New Salem, Massachusetts, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in March in New Salem?

In March, in New Salem, the rain falls for 10.6 days. Throughout March, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in New Salem in March?

In March, in New Salem, Massachusetts, it is snowing for 9 days. Throughout March, 4.69" (119mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does New Salem have in March?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in New Salem?

On the first day of March in New Salem, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:14 pm EDT.

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

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

The average sunshine duration in March is 5.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in New Salem?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in New Salem.

What is the UV index reading in March in New Salem?

In New Salem, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
New Salem, MA

Average temperature in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
New Salem, MA

Average pressure in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
New Salem, MA

Average wind speed in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
New Salem, MA

Average humidity in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
New Salem, MA

Average rainfall in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in March
New Salem, MA

Average rainfall days in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
New Salem, MA

Average snowfall in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
New Salem, MA

Average snowfall days in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
New Salem, MA

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
New Salem, MA

Average sunshine days in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13 days).

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Average UV index in March
New Salem, MA

Average UV index in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in March
New Salem, MA

Average cloud cover in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 50

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in March
New Salem, MA

Average visibility in March - New Salem, MA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).

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