March weather forecast
Plattsburgh, NY

A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and a hilly landscape view
A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and a hilly landscape view

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Plattsburgh, New York, with an average temperature ranging between min 22.5°F (-5.3°C) and max 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a subzero cold 27.5°F (-2.5°C) in February to a wintry 36.3°F (2.4°C). In March, in Plattsburgh, the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 83%.

Rainfall

In Plattsburgh, during March, the rain falls for 12.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation. In Plattsburgh, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.6 days and collects up to 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Plattsburgh, during 12.4 snowfall days, 5.43" (138mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Plattsburgh, there are 78.2 snowfall days, and 37.13" (943mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Plattsburgh is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Plattsburgh, New York, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:19 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 Plattsburgh is 5.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Plattsburgh?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Plattsburgh, is 36.3°F (2.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, the average relative humidity in March is 83%.

How many days does it rain in March in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, during March, the rain falls for 12.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, New York, during March, snow falls for 12.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.43" (138mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Plattsburgh have in March?

In March, the average day length in Plattsburgh, New York, is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Plattsburgh?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Plattsburgh, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Plattsburgh, 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 Plattsburgh have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Plattsburgh, New York, is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Plattsburgh?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Plattsburgh is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average temperature in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 36.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average pressure in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average wind speed in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average humidity in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average snowfall in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 5.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Plattsburgh, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 64).
The months with the least cloud cover are July, August and September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in March
Plattsburgh, NY

Average visibility in March - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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