March weather forecast
Niagara Falls, NY

The glorious Niagara Falls in New York
The glorious Niagara Falls in New York

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in Niagara Falls, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

Temperature

In Niagara Falls, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a wintry 34.2°F (1.2°C) in February to a still cold 42.4°F (5.8°C). In Niagara Falls, the average low-temperature is 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

Rainfall

In Niagara Falls, New York, in March, during 13.7 rainfall days, 2.41" (61.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Niagara Falls, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.7 days and collects up to 34.97" (888.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, it is snowing for 7.7 days. Throughout March, 12.9" (327.7mm) of snow is accumulated. In Niagara Falls, during the entire year, snow falls for 52.8 days and aggregates up to 76.1" (1933mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 6:05 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Niagara Falls, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:41 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 in Niagara Falls is 5h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Niagara Falls is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Niagara Falls in March?

In Niagara Falls, New York, in March, it is raining for 13.7 days, with typically 2.41" (61.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Niagara Falls in March?

In Niagara Falls, in March, during 7.7 snowfall days, 12.9" (327.7mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Niagara Falls have in March?

In Niagara Falls, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Niagara Falls?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 6:05 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Niagara Falls, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:41 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Niagara Falls, New York, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Niagara Falls?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Niagara Falls, New York, is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Niagara Falls?

In Niagara Falls, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Niagara Falls, NY

Average temperature in March - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 42.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.4°F).

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Average rainfall in March
Niagara Falls, NY

Average rainfall in March - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.4"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and November (3.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in March
Niagara Falls, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Niagara Falls, NY

Average snowfall in March - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (23.6").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Niagara Falls, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Niagara Falls, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average UV index in March
Niagara Falls, NY

Average UV index in March - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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