Ocean City
New Jersey, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Ocean City, NJ

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Ocean City, New Jersey, with average temperature varying between 33.8°F (1°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 42.8°F (6°C) in February, to a cool 51.8°F (11°C). In March, in Ocean City, the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

Rainfall

In Ocean City, New Jersey, in March, during 10 rainfall days, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 112 rainfall days, and 39.1" (994mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature in Ocean City 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ocean City is 12h.

Sunshine

In Ocean City, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ocean City is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in March in Ocean City?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 51.8°F (11°C), while the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

How much does it rain in Ocean City in March?

In March, in Ocean City, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout March, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in March in Ocean City?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Ocean City, New Jersey, 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 length of the day in March in Ocean City is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ocean City have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 7h.

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 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average high temperature in March: 52°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (2.6").

Average rainfall days in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).