March weather forecast
Saranac Lake, NY

A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall
A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Saranac Lake, New York, with an average temperature ranging between max 33.3°F (0.7°C) and min 19.9°F (-6.7°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a freezing cold 24.6°F (-4.1°C) in February to a cold 33.3°F (0.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Saranac Lake, is 19.9°F (-6.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 88%.

Rainfall

In Saranac Lake, during March, the rain falls for 9.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation. In Saranac Lake, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.6 days and collects up to 33.46" (850mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Saranac Lake, New York, in March, during 20.2 snowfall days, 12.48" (317mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Saranac Lake, there are 120.5 snowfall days, and 74.72" (1898mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 5:44 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 7:22 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 Saranac Lake, the average sunshine in March is 3.9h.

UV index

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Saranac Lake, New York. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 average humidity in March in Saranac Lake?

The average relative humidity in March in Saranac Lake is 88%.

How much does it rain in Saranac Lake in March?

In March, in Saranac Lake, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout March, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Saranac Lake in March?

In March, in Saranac Lake, it is snowing for 20.2 days. Throughout March, 12.48" (317mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Saranac Lake have in March?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Saranac Lake?

On the first day of March in Saranac Lake, New York, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 5:44 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 7:22 pm EDT.

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

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

The average sunshine duration in March is 3.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Saranac Lake?

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Saranac Lake.

How high is the UV index in March in Saranac Lake?

In Saranac Lake, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average temperature in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average high temperature in March: 33.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average pressure in March - Saranac Lake, 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
Saranac Lake, NY

Average wind speed in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average humidity in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average humidity in March: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall days in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.48"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.88").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall days in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall days in March: 20.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (24.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Saranac Lake, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average sunshine days in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average sunshine days in March: 6.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average UV index in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average UV index in March: 1

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average cloud cover in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average cloud cover in March: 71

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in March
Saranac Lake, NY

Average visibility in March - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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