March weather forecast and climate
Ocean City, NJ

March, the first month of the spring, in Ocean City, is a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a frosty 47.1°F (8.4°C). In Ocean City, the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Humidity

In Ocean City, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Ocean City, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ocean City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 104.9 days and collects up to 7.48" (190mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ocean City are January through March, May and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.8 snowfall days, Ocean City aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Ocean City, during the entire year, snow falls for 8 days, and aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Ocean City, in March, the average water temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Ocean City, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Ocean City?

In March, the average high-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Ocean City in March?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, in March, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Ocean City?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Ocean City, New Jersey. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Ocean City aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, the average seawater temperature in March is 41.5°F (5.3°C). Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Ocean City?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, the average sunshine in March is 6.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Ocean City?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ocean City, New Jersey, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average high temperature in March: 47.1°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 (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 38.3°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.3°F).

Average pressure in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average pressure in March: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

Average wind speed in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.5mph).

Average humidity in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.59"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and August (0.79").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.35").

Average rainfall days in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.7 days).

Average snowfall in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.12"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in March: 41.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (76.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (40.3°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (15.1 days).

Average UV index in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in March: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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