Muskegon
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city
An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city's deep road vein network
The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Muskegon, Michigan, with average temperature varying between 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and 43°F (6.1°C).

Temperature

In Muskegon, the average high-temperature increases, from a wintry 33.3°F (0.7°C) in February, to a frosty 43°F (6.1°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Rainfall

In Muskegon, it is raining for 11.2 days, with typically 2.2" (56.6mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Muskegon, there are 141.2 rainfall days, and 33.4" (848.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Muskegon.

Ocean temperature

February through April, with an average ocean temperature of 37.4°F (3°C), are months with the coldest seawater. 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

In Muskegon, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Muskegon?

In March, in Muskegon, Michigan, the average high-temperature is 43°F (6.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

How much does it rain in Muskegon in March?

In March, in Muskegon, the rain falls for 11.2 days. Throughout March, 2.2" (56.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in March, during 6.1 snowfall days, 8.8" (223.5mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Muskegon?

February through April, with an average ocean temperature of 37.4°F (3°C), are months with the coldest seawater. 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 cold is the water in March in Muskegon?

In March, the average ocean temperature is 37.4°F (3°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Muskegon have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Muskegon?

The average sunshine in March in Muskegon is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Muskegon?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Muskegon is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in March: 43°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.1°F).

Average rainfall in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.8").

Average rainfall days in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and August (9 days).

Average snowfall in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in March: 8.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sea temperature in March: 37°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Muskegon, MI
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in March - Muskegon, MI
  • 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).