March weather forecast
Poughkeepsie, NY

The colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York
The colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Poughkeepsie, is a chilly month, with an average temperature varying between 44.2°F (6.8°C) and 28.4°F (-2°C).

Temperature

In Poughkeepsie, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a cold 36.5°F (2.5°C) in February to a frosty 44.2°F (6.8°C). In March, in Poughkeepsie, the average low-temperature is 28.4°F (-2°C).

Humidity

In Poughkeepsie, the average relative humidity in March is 77%.

Rainfall

In Poughkeepsie, during March, the rain falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation. In Poughkeepsie, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.6 days and collects up to 28.9" (734mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout March, 3.03" (77mm) of snow is accumulated. In Poughkeepsie, during the entire year, snow falls for 35.9 days and aggregates up to 16.57" (421mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Poughkeepsie is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 5:45 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:39 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 is 6.1h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Poughkeepsie?

In March, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How much does it rain in Poughkeepsie in March?

In Poughkeepsie, New York, in March, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 2.44" (62mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Poughkeepsie?

In Poughkeepsie, New York, during March, snow falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of snow.

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

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Poughkeepsie?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 5:45 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Poughkeepsie, New York, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

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

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

In March, the average sunshine duration is 6.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Poughkeepsie?

The months with the lowest UV index in Poughkeepsie, New York, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Poughkeepsie?

In Poughkeepsie, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average temperature in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average wind speed in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average humidity in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average rainfall in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average snowfall in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.03"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.21").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.8 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (9.8 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
Poughkeepsie, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in March
Poughkeepsie, NY

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

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

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