March weather forecast
Montauk, NY

The shores of The Atlantic Ocean with a far view of the Montauk Point Lighthouse, in Montauk, New York
The shores of The Atlantic Ocean with a far view of the Montauk Point Lighthouse, in Montauk, New York

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in Montauk, New York, with an average temperature ranging between min 36.1°F (2.3°C) and max 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Temperature

In Montauk, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a still cold 42.6°F (5.9°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 36.1°F (2.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Montauk is 74%.

Rainfall

In Montauk, during March, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Montauk, there are 156.7 rainfall days, and 34.45" (875mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April and December are months with snowfall in Montauk, New York. March is the month with the most snowfall in Montauk. Snow falls for 3.1 days and accumulates 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Montauk, the average seawater temperature in March is 38.8°F (3.8°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Montauk is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:11 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 6.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Montauk?

The average relative humidity in March in Montauk, New York, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Montauk in March?

In March, in Montauk, New York, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout March, 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Montauk?

The month with the most snowfall in Montauk is March, when snow falls for 3.1 days and typically aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Montauk in March?

In Montauk, during March, snow falls for 3.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Montauk?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Montauk is 38.8°F (3.8°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Montauk have in March?

The average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Montauk?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:11 pm EDT.

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

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 Montauk have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Montauk?

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Montauk.

What is the UV index reading in March in Montauk?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Montauk, NY

Average temperature in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 42.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (70.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Montauk, NY

Average pressure in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Montauk, NY

Average wind speed in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.1mph).

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Average humidity in March
Montauk, NY

Average humidity in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Montauk, NY

Average rainfall in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.27"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in March
Montauk, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Montauk, NY

Average snowfall in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.24").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Montauk, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Montauk, NY

Average sea temperature in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average sea temperature in March: 38.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (37.9°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Montauk, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 17min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Montauk, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (12.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Montauk, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Montauk, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in March
Montauk, NY

Average visibility in March - Montauk, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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