March weather forecast and climate
Cortland, NY

A monument from the civil war stands high in the neat lawns near the iconic courthouse in the Courthouse Park in Cortland, New York
A monument from the civil war stands high in the neat lawns near the iconic courthouse in the Courthouse Park in Cortland, New York

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Cortland, is a cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.6°F (4.2°C) and 24.8°F (-4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a subzero cold 30.2°F (-1°C) in February, to a wintry 39.6°F (4.2°C). In March, in Cortland, the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 10.7 days. Throughout March, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149.8 rainfall days, and 22.36" (568mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Cortland, New York. In Cortland, during March, snow falls for 12.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.31" (84mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 79.7 snowfall days, and 24.06" (611mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Cortland, the average sunshine in March is 4.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Cortland is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. 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 Cortland?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Cortland, is 39.6°F (4.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Cortland?

The average relative humidity in March in Cortland is 84%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cortland?

In Cortland, New York, in March, it is raining for 10.7 days, with typically 1.5" (38mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Cortland?

In Cortland, New York, in March, snow falls for 12.9 days, with typically accumulated 3.31" (84mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Cortland?

The average sunshine in March in Cortland, New York, is 4.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Cortland?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Cortland is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Cortland, NY

Average temperature in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Cortland, NY

Average pressure in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in March
Cortland, NY

Average wind speed in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Cortland, NY

Average humidity in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 84%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (80%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cortland, NY

Average rainfall in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.5"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (2.48").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.34").

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Average rainfall days in March
Cortland, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Cortland, NY

Average snowfall in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.75").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Cortland, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.2 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
Cortland, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cortland, 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: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cortland, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 9.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cortland, NY

Average UV index in March - Cortland, 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 and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Cortland, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Cortland, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 65

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in March
Cortland, NY

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

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (4mi).

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