March weather forecast and climate
Ithaca, NY

A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York
A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Ithaca, New York, with average temperature ranging between max 39.9°F (4.4°C) and min 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a subzero cold 30.9°F (-0.6°C) in February, to a cold 39.9°F (4.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Ithaca, is 25°F (-3.9°C).

Humidity

In Ithaca, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In Ithaca, in March, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ithaca, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.2 days and collects up to 32.56" (827mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ithaca are January through May, October through December. In Ithaca, in March, snow falls for 13.7 days, with typically accumulated 4.69" (119mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Ithaca, there are 82.1 snowfall days, and 34.57" (878mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ithaca is 12h.

Sunshine

In Ithaca, the average sunshine in March is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Ithaca is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March 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. 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. 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 Ithaca?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Ithaca, is 39.9°F (4.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Ithaca?

In March, the average relative humidity in Ithaca, New York, is 83%.

How many days does it rain in March in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, in March, during 11.4 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Ithaca in March?

In Ithaca, in March, during 13.7 snowfall days, 4.69" (119mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Ithaca?

In March, the average sunshine in Ithaca, New York, is 4.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Ithaca, NY

Average temperature in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25°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 (16.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Ithaca, NY

Average pressure in March - Ithaca, 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
Ithaca, NY

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Ithaca, NY

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (79%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in March
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.35").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.8 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
Ithaca, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ithaca, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 8.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ithaca, NY

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Ithaca, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 75).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in March
Ithaca, NY

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

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

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