March weather forecast and climate
Rifton, NY

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Rifton, New York, with average temperature varying between 27.9°F (-2.3°C) and 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Temperature

In Rifton, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises, from a wintry 35.4°F (1.9°C) in February, to a chilly 43.9°F (6.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Rifton, is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

In Rifton, during March, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Rifton, there are 141.4 rainfall days, and 22.44" (570mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In March, in Rifton, it is snowing for 6.1 days. Throughout March, 2.68" (68mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 30.6 snowfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Rifton, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Rifton is 6.3h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Rifton. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Rifton?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Rifton, New York, is 43.9°F (6.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Rifton?

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Rifton?

In Rifton, in March, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Rifton in March?

In Rifton, in March, snow falls for 6.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

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

In Rifton, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rifton have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 6.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Rifton?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Rifton?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 43.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

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

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

Average wind speed in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

Average humidity in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

Average rainfall days in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.68"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.13").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.7 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in March - Rifton, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

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

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