March weather forecast
Potsdam, NY

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Potsdam, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 35.4°F (1.9°C) and 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a freezing cold 25.9°F (-3.4°C) in February to a wintry 35.4°F (1.9°C). In Potsdam, the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Potsdam is 85%.

Rainfall

March and September are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 9.9 days and typically aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of rain.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Potsdam. In Potsdam, snow falls for 12.7 days, with typically accumulated 6.06" (154mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 74.7 snowfall days, and 37.99" (965mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Potsdam is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:26 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 Potsdam is 4.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Potsdam is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Potsdam?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 35.4°F (1.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Potsdam?

In Potsdam, New York, the average relative humidity in March is 85%.

What is the driest month in Potsdam?

March and September are months with the least rain in Potsdam, New York, when the rain falls for 9.9 days and typically aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Potsdam in March?

In March, in Potsdam, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout March, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Potsdam?

In March, in Potsdam, it is snowing for 12.7 days. Throughout March, 6.06" (154mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Potsdam?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Potsdam?

On the first day of March in Potsdam, New York, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:26 pm EDT.

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

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

The average sunshine duration in March in Potsdam, New York, is 4.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Potsdam?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Potsdam is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Potsdam, NY

Average temperature in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 35.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Potsdam, NY

Average pressure in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average pressure in March: 30.06"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
Potsdam, NY

Average wind speed in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Potsdam, NY

Average humidity in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 85%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Potsdam, NY

Average rainfall in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.03").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in March
Potsdam, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Potsdam, NY

Average snowfall in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.06"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Potsdam, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (17.3 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
Potsdam, NY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Potsdam, 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: 4h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Potsdam, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Potsdam, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Potsdam, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Potsdam, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 66

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in March
Potsdam, NY

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

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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