March weather forecast and climate
Amherst, NY

March, the first month of the spring, in Amherst, is a cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 40.6°F (4.8°C) and min 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

In Amherst, New York, the average high-temperature in March increases, from a subzero cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C) in February, to a cold 40.6°F (4.8°C). In Amherst, the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Amherst is 80%.

Rainfall

In Amherst, in March, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 2.17" (55mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Amherst, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, in Amherst, New York, it is snowing for 12.4 days. Throughout March, 4.02" (102mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Amherst, New York, there are 77.2 snowfall days, and 30.94" (786mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Amherst is 4.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Amherst is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Amherst?

In Amherst, New York, in March, the average high-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Amherst?

In March, the average relative humidity in Amherst, New York, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Amherst in March?

In Amherst, New York, in March, during 12.4 rainfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Amherst?

In March, in Amherst, it is snowing for 12.4 days. Throughout March, 4.02" (102mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Amherst have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Amherst?

In March, the average sunshine in Amherst is 4.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Amherst?

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

Average pressure in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"

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

Average wind speed in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

Average humidity in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

Average rainfall in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

Average snowfall in March - Amherst, 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").

Average snowfall days in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Amherst, 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: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

Average sunshine days in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 9.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March - Amherst, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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

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