March weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in Albany, New York, with average temperature varying between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 32°F (0°C) in February, to a still cold 40.8°F (4.9°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Albany, in March, during 13.5 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Albany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.8 days and collects up to 31.02" (788mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Albany. In Albany, during March, snow falls for 8.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.02" (102mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Albany, there are 50.4 snowfall days, and 27.2" (691mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Albany, the average sunshine in March is 5.7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Albany are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 temperature in March in Albany?

In Albany, in March, the average high-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Albany?

In Albany, New York, the average relative humidity in March is 79%.

How much does it rain in Albany in March?

In Albany, in March, during 13.5 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Albany?

In Albany, New York, during March, snow falls for 8.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.02" (102mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in March in Albany, New York, is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Albany?

In March, the average sunshine in Albany is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Albany?

Months with the lowest UV index in Albany, New York, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in March in Albany?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Albany is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Albany, NY

Average temperature in March - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Albany, NY

Average pressure in March - Albany, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in March
Albany, NY

Average wind speed in March - Albany, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Albany, NY

Average humidity in March - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Albany, NY

Average rainfall in March - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in March
Albany, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Albany, NY

Average snowfall in March - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.02"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Albany, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 days).
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
Albany, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Albany, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Albany, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Albany, NY

Average UV index in March - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Albany, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Albany, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Albany, NY

Average visibility in March - Albany, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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