March weather forecast
Newark, NJ

A mirrored reflection of Newark City in New Jersey, on the Passaic River
A mirrored reflection of Newark City in New Jersey, on the Passaic River

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Newark, is a frosty month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 46.8°F (8.2°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a cold 39.2°F (4°C) in February to a frosty 46.8°F (8.2°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 34.3°F (1.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In March, in Newark, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout March, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 161.1 rainfall days, and 30.67" (779mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 4.3 days and accumulates 3.46" (88mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Newark, the average seawater temperature in March is 40.1°F (4.5°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Newark is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Newark, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 7:20 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 Newark, New Jersey, the average sunshine in March is 6.3h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Newark?

The average relative humidity in March in Newark is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Newark?

In Newark, in March, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Newark?

March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 4.3 days and accumulates 3.46" (88mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in March in Newark?

In Newark, New Jersey, during March, snow falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.46" (88mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Newark?

In Newark, New Jersey, the average seawater temperature in March is 40.1°F (4.5°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

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

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Newark?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Newark, New Jersey, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 7:20 pm EDT.

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

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

In March, the average sunshine duration in Newark is 6.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Newark?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Newark?

In Newark, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Newark, NJ

Average temperature in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average high temperature in March: 46.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Newark, NJ

Average pressure in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average pressure in March: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Newark, NJ

Average wind speed in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Newark, NJ

Average humidity in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May, October and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and August (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Newark, NJ

Average rainfall in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.76"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and December (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.65").

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Average rainfall days in March
Newark, NJ

Average rainfall days in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.6 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Newark, NJ

Average snowfall in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.46").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Newark, NJ

Average snowfall days in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Newark, NJ

Average sea temperature in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in March: 40.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Newark, NJ

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 3min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Newark, NJ

Average sunshine days in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Newark, NJ

Average UV index in March - Newark, NJ
  • 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
Newark, NJ

Average cloud cover in March - Newark, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in March: 47

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Newark, NJ

Average visibility in March - Newark, NJ
  • 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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