Ithaca
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in Ithaca, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.1°F (-4.4°C) and an average high of 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a wintry 32.5°F (0.3°C) in February, to a still cold 41.7°F (5.4°C). In Ithaca, in March, the average low-temperature is 24.1°F (-4.4°C).

Rainfall

In Ithaca, during March, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66.5mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 156 rainfall days, and 35.1" (892.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Ithaca, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Ithaca?

In March, the average high-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.1°F (-4.4°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, during March, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66.5mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Ithaca in March?

In Ithaca, in March, 11.9" (302.3mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Ithaca have in March?

In Ithaca, 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 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.2°F).

Average rainfall in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.6"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and July (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.9").

Average rainfall days in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (11 days).

Average snowfall in March - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 11.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (15.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in March - Ithaca, 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).