March weather forecast
Rochester, NH

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Rochester, is also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and an average high of 39.7°F (4.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from 32.5°F (0.3°C) in February to a still wintry 39.7°F (4.3°C). In March, in Rochester, New Hampshire, the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Rochester is 80%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout March, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Rochester, during the entire year, the rain falls for 143.1 days and collects up to 29.06" (738mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Rochester. In Rochester, New Hampshire, in March, snow falls for 8.8 days, with typically accumulated 4.65" (118mm) of snow. In Rochester, during the entire year, snow falls for 40 days and aggregates up to 27.8" (706mm) 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 5:32 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:26 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

In March, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

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 minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, New Hampshire, in March, the average high-temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, New Hampshire, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, in March, during 11.7 rainfall days, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Rochester?

In March, in Rochester, New Hampshire, it is snowing for 8.8 days. Throughout March, 4.65" (118mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Rochester have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Rochester?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 5:32 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:09 pm EDT.

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

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

In Rochester, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.7h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in March in Rochester?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Rochester, New Hampshire, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Rochester, NH

Average temperature in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Rochester, NH

Average pressure in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Rochester, NH

Average wind speed in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Rochester, NH

Average humidity in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Rochester, NH

Average rainfall in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.48"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in March
Rochester, NH

Average rainfall days in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Rochester, NH

Average snowfall in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.65"

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

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Average snowfall days in March
Rochester, NH

Average snowfall days in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.4 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
Rochester, NH

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 42min

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 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Rochester, NH

Average sunshine days in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Rochester, NH

Average UV index in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Rochester, NH

Average cloud cover in March - Rochester, NH
  • 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
Rochester, NH

Average visibility in March - Rochester, NH
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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