March weather forecast
Townsend, MA

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Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Townsend, Massachusetts, with temperature in the range of an average high of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average low of 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Temperature

March's arrival signals a subtle increase in average high-temperatures, moving from February's icy 34°F (1.1°C) to a still cold 41.5°F (5.3°C). March nights are marked by an average low-temperature of 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Townsend is 78%.

Rainfall

In Townsend, Massachusetts, during March, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation. In Townsend, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.4 days and collects up to 28.46" (723mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Townsend are January through May, October through December. In Townsend, Massachusetts, in March, snow falls for 8.3 days, with typically accumulated 5" (127mm) of snow. In Townsend, during the entire year, snow falls for 35.7 days and aggregates up to 25.35" (644mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Townsend, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:36 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 7:12 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

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 of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests this advice:
Although the majority can endure up to an hour in the sun without burns, children always require sun protection. The midday Sun can be harmful due to its potent UV radiation; seek shade and reduce exposure. Limit sun-induced ocular harm with sunglasses that feature UVA and UVB filtration. Be alert to the fact! The reflection from snow can nearly double the UV radiation of the Sun.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

Is March cold in Townsend?

An average high-temperature, in March, in Townsend, is 41.5°F (5.3°C) and the average low-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Townsend?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How much does it rain in Townsend in March?

In March, in Townsend, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout March, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Townsend?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, in March, during 8.3 snowfall days, 5" (127mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Townsend?

On the first day of March in Townsend, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:36 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 7:12 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Townsend, Massachusetts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Townsend?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Townsend?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Townsend?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Townsend is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Townsend, MA

Average temperature in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.5°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 (30.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.5°F).

Average pressure in March
Townsend, MA

Average pressure in March - Townsend, 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).

Average wind speed in March
Townsend, MA

Average wind speed in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average wind speed in March: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in March
Townsend, MA

Average humidity in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

Average rainfall in March
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.48"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

Average rainfall days in March
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall days in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in March
Townsend, MA

Average snowfall in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average snowfall in March: 5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.38").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Townsend, MA

Average snowfall days in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Townsend, MA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in March
Townsend, MA

Average sunshine days in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.2 days).

Average UV index in March
Townsend, MA

Average UV index in March - Townsend, 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).

Average cloud cover in March
Townsend, MA

Average cloud cover in March - Townsend, 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 34).

Average visibility in March
Townsend, MA

Average visibility in March - Townsend, MA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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