March weather forecast and climate
Buffalo, NY

A view of the Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York
A view of the Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York
March, the first month of the spring, in Buffalo, is also a cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Temperature

In Buffalo, the average high-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Buffalo is 73.3%.

Rainfall

In Buffalo, it is raining for 15.1 days, with typically 2.9" (72.9mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Buffalo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.5 days and collects up to 40.5" (1028.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Buffalo is 5.3h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Buffalo is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Buffalo?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Buffalo, is 42.1°F (5.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Buffalo?

The average relative humidity in March in Buffalo, New York, is 73.3%.

How much does it rain in Buffalo in March?

In March, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout March, 2.9" (72.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, in March, snow falls for 9.2 days, with typically accumulated 12.9" (327.7mm) of snow.

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. 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 ocean temperature in March in Buffalo?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Buffalo?

In March, the average sunshine in Buffalo, New York, is 5.3h.

How high is the UV index in March in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 42°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.5°F).

Average humidity in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 73.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (67.2%).

Average rainfall in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.5").

Average rainfall days in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (10.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (27.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Buffalo, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

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

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

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