March weather forecast
Newton, MA

Ancient historic buildings within the Union Historic District in Newton City, Massachusetts
Ancient historic buildings within the Union Historic District in Newton City, Massachusetts

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Newton, Massachusetts, with temperature in the range of an average high of 43.3°F (6.3°C) and an average low of 30°F (-1.1°C).

Temperature

In Newton, Massachusetts, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a cold 36.3°F (2.4°C) in February to a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 30°F (-1.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Newton, during March, the rain falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Newton, there are 85.9 rainfall days, and 5.87" (149mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Newton. In Newton, snow falls for 4.5 days, with typically accumulated 0.75" (19mm) of snow. In Newton, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.8 days and aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day 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, in Newton, 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

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 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. 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 Newton?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Newton?

In Newton, Massachusetts, during March, the rain falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Newton?

In March, in Newton, it is snowing for 4.5 days. Throughout March, 0.75" (19mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Newton?

The average day length in March in Newton is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Newton?

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

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

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

In March, the average sunshine duration is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Newton?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Newton?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Newton, MA

Average temperature in March - Newton, 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 (33.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Newton, MA

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Newton, MA

Average wind speed in March - Newton, MA
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Newton, MA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Newton, MA

Average rainfall in March - Newton, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in March
Newton, MA

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Newton, MA

Average snowfall in March - Newton, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.91").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Newton, MA

Average snowfall days in March - Newton, MA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.9 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
Newton, MA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Newton, 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
Newton, MA

Average sunshine days in March - Newton, MA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.3 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Newton, MA

Average UV index in March - Newton, 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
Newton, MA

Average cloud cover in March - Newton, 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
Newton, MA

Average visibility in March - Newton, 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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