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

March weather forecast and climate
Pittsfield, MA

The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
March, the first month of the spring, in Pittsfield, is also a wintry month, with average temperature ranging between max 41.9°F (5.5°C) and min 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a wintry 32.4°F (0.2°C) in February, to a still cold 41.9°F (5.5°C). In Pittsfield, the average low-temperature is 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

Rainfall

In March, in Pittsfield, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout March, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 173 rainfall days, and 45.4" (1152.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Pittsfield. Throughout March, 13.3" (337.8mm) of snow is accumulated. In Pittsfield, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 75.9" (1927.8mm).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Pittsfield, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Pittsfield is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Pittsfield?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 41.9°F (5.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

How much does it rain in Pittsfield in March?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in March, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 3.4" (85.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Pittsfield in March?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in March, 13.3" (337.8mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Pittsfield?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Pittsfield is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.6°F).

Average rainfall in March - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in March - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11 days).

Average snowfall in March - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 13.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).