March weather forecast
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 wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 39.6°F (4.2°C) and 24.8°F (-4°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Cortland, New York, is 84%.

Rainfall

In Cortland, it is raining for 10.7 days, with typically 1.5" (38mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cortland, there are 149.8 rainfall days, and 22.36" (568mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In March, it is snowing for 12.9 days. Throughout March, 3.31" (84mm) of snow is accumulated. 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 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Cortland, New York, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 7:29 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Cortland?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Cortland, New York, 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 is 84%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cortland?

In Cortland, in March, during 10.7 rainfall days, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cortland in March?

In Cortland, in March, during 12.9 snowfall days, 3.31" (84mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Cortland have in March?

In Cortland, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Cortland?

On the first day of March in Cortland, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 7:29 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Cortland?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Cortland have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 4.6h.

What is the UV index intensity 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 low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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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"Hg

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

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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%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
The 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").
The 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).
The 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: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 24min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The 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

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The 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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