March weather forecast
Ocean City, NJ

Weather in March

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

January through March, May and December are months with snowfall. 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, the average water temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Ocean City, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:50 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Ocean City, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:21 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

The average sunshine in March in Ocean City is 6.8h.

UV index

In Ocean City, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Ocean City?

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

How much does it rain in Ocean City in March?

In Ocean City, during March, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Ocean City?

March is the last month it regularly snows. 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, in March, the average water temperature 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?

The average day length in March in Ocean City is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Ocean City?

On the first day of March in Ocean City, New Jersey, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:50 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:21 pm EDT.

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

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

In March, the average sunshine duration is 6.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Ocean City, NJ

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

The 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).

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Average pressure in March
Ocean City, NJ

Average pressure in March - Ocean City, 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 (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Ocean City, NJ

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).

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Average humidity in March
Ocean City, NJ

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%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ocean City, NJ

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").

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Average rainfall days in March
Ocean City, NJ

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).

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Average snowfall in March
Ocean City, NJ

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

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

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Average snowfall days in March
Ocean City, NJ

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Ocean City, NJ

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).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Ocean City, NJ

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ocean City, NJ

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).

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Average UV index in March
Ocean City, NJ

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Ocean City, NJ

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).

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Average visibility in March
Ocean City, NJ

Average visibility in March - Ocean City, 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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