Albany
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Albany, New York, with average temperature ranging between max 44.4°F (6.9°C) and min 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a wintry 34.5°F (1.4°C) in February, to a chilly 44.4°F (6.9°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 64.8%.

Rainfall

In Albany, New York, during March, the rain falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.2" (81.5mm) of precipitation. In Albany, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.8 days and collects up to 39.4" (999.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Albany. In Albany, during March, snow falls for 5.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 11" (279.4mm) of snow. In Albany, during the entire year, snow falls for 34.8 days, and aggregates up to 60.3" (1531.6mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Albany?

In March, in Albany, New York, the average high-temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Albany?

In March, the average relative humidity in Albany, New York, is 64.8%.

How many days does it rain in March in Albany?

In Albany, in March, during 12.1 rainfall days, 3.2" (81.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Albany in March?

In Albany, New York, in March, during 5.6 snowfall days, 11" (279.4mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Albany have in March?

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, New York, is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Albany?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Albany, New York, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.5°F).

Average humidity in March - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 64.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (75.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.2%).

Average rainfall in March - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.2").

Average rainfall days in March - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 11"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (17.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in March - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).