March weather forecast and climate
Buffalo, NY

The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA
The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA

Weather in March

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Buffalo is 80%.

Rainfall

In Buffalo, during March, the rain falls for 12.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Buffalo, 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 Buffalo, in March, snow falls for 12.4 days, with typically accumulated 4.02" (102mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Buffalo, there are 77.2 snowfall days, and 30.94" (786mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Buffalo, New York, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4.8h.

UV index

In Buffalo, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Buffalo?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 40.6°F (4.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Buffalo?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Buffalo?

In March, the rain falls for 12.4 days. Throughout March, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Buffalo?

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

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Buffalo?

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Buffalo, New York.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, New York, the average seawater temperature in March is 35.1°F (1.7°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Buffalo have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Buffalo is 4.8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Buffalo, NY

Average temperature in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average pressure in March
Buffalo, NY

Average pressure in March - Buffalo, 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").

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Average wind speed in March
Buffalo, NY

Average wind speed in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average humidity in March
Buffalo, NY

Average humidity in March - Buffalo, 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%).

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Average rainfall in March
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall in March - Buffalo, 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").

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Average rainfall days in March
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average snowfall in March
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall in March - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average sea temperature in March
Buffalo, NY

Average sea temperature in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average sea temperature in March: 35.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34.9°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Buffalo, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average sunshine days in March
Buffalo, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average UV index in March
Buffalo, NY

Average UV index in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average cloud cover in March
Buffalo, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Buffalo, 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).

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Average visibility in March
Buffalo, NY

Average visibility in March - Buffalo, 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).

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