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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
New York, NY

The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
March is a transitional month in New York, and the first few days may still have winter-like weather, but expect spring weather from mid-March onwards. The temperatures remain low between 33.8°F (1°C) and 48.2°F (9°C) on average. The nights may become colder at 28.4°F (-2°C), and snowfall is experienced in the first few days for an average of one and a half days. From the middle of the month, the cold winds are minimal.
Rainfall in March is moderately high, raining for up to eleven days across the month to collect 3.5" (88.9mm) precipitation. Lightning flashes may be experienced in the afternoon showers.
Humidity in March drops to an average of 58.3%, as does the ocean temperature, which falls further to 41°F (5°C). Drop in the temperatures is experienced despite the sun shining stronger for up to seven hours per day. It is common to find people strolling in the sun more as the snow already started to thin out.
  • Average high temperature in March: 49.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.9°F).

  • Average humidity in March: 58.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (67.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (55.3%).

  • Average rainfall in March: 4.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3.1").

  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

  • Average snowfall in March: 3.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (9.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

  • Average sea temperature in March: 40.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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