March weather forecast
Durham, NY

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Durham, is a cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.7°F (-4.6°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a freezing cold 31.1°F (-0.5°C) in February to a cold 39.6°F (4.2°C). In Durham, New York, the average low-temperature is 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Durham is 83%.

Rainfall

In March, in Durham, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Durham, there are 152.5 rainfall days, and 27.24" (692mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Durham, New York, in March, during 13 snowfall days, 6.5" (165mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Durham, New York, there are 62.8 snowfall days, and 35.35" (898mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Durham is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Durham, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:46 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 7:21 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Durham, the average sunshine in March is 5.5h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability 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:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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 Durham?

In March, in Durham, the average high-temperature is 39.6°F (4.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Durham?

In March, the average relative humidity is 83%.

How much does it rain in Durham in March?

In Durham, New York, during March, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Durham?

In Durham, in March, snow falls for 13 days, with typically accumulated 6.5" (165mm) of snow.

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

In March, the average day length in Durham, New York, is 11h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Durham?

On the first day of March in Durham, New York, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:46 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 7:21 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Durham?

In Durham, New York, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Durham?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Durham is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Durham, NY

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Durham, NY

Average pressure in March - Durham, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.06"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
Durham, NY

Average wind speed in March - Durham, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Durham, NY

Average humidity in March - Durham, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June and July (78%).

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Average rainfall in March
Durham, NY

Average rainfall in March - Durham, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.03").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in March
Durham, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Durham, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Durham, NY

Average snowfall in March - Durham, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (6.65").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Durham, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Durham, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 13 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (13.3 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
Durham, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Durham, NY
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Durham, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Durham, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Durham, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Durham, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Durham, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in March
Durham, NY

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

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (4mi).

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