March weather forecast and climate
Rochester, NY

The High Falls in Rochester, New York, and the distant view of the city
The High Falls in Rochester, New York, and the distant view of the city

What is the temperature in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, New York, in March, the average high-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.9°F (-3.4°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, in March, it is raining for 15.1 days, with typically 2.5" (63.5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, during March, snow falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 16.3" (414mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Rochester?

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Rochester, New York, with an average sea temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the water temperature in March in Rochester?

In March, in Rochester, the average sea temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.
Average temperature in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 42.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.6°F).

Average humidity in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67%).

Average rainfall in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2").

Average rainfall days in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (10.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 16.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (28.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Rochester, NY
  • Average sea temperature in March: 35.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (35.8°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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