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

March weather forecast and Climate
New York, NY

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 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 are experienced despite the sun shining stronger for up to seven hours each 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

Warmest month (with highest average high temperature) is July (84.1°F).
Month with lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.2°F

Month with highest average low temperature is July (68.8°F).
Coldest month (with lowest average low temperature) is January (26.9°F).

  • Average humidity in March: 58.5%

Month with highest relative humidity is September (67.8%).
Month with lowest relative humidity is April (55.3%).

  • Average rainfall in March: 4.4"

Wettest month (with highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
Driest month (with lowest rainfall) is February (3.1").

  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

Month with highest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).
Month with lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

  • Average snowfall in March: 3.9"

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

  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

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

  • Average sea temperature in March: 41°F

Best month for swimming (with highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
Coldest months (with lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (41°F).

  • Average daylight in March: 12h

Months with longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 15h).
Month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

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

  • Average UV index in March: 4

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