March weather forecast and climate
Southern Shores, NC

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Southern Shores, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between min 45.9°F (7.7°C) and max 53.4°F (11.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a cool 53.4°F (11.9°C). In Southern Shores, in March, the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Southern Shores, during March, the rain falls for 16.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation. In Southern Shores, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173.9 days and collects up to 37.24" (946mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Southern Shores. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, Southern Shores aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Southern Shores, North Carolina, there are 3.7 snowfall days, and 0.59" (15mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature in Southern Shores is 47.8°F (8.8°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 7h.

UV index

In Southern Shores, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, in March, the average high-temperature is 53.4°F (11.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Southern Shores?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Southern Shores?

In March, in Southern Shores, the rain falls for 16.1 days. Throughout March, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Southern Shores?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, in March, Southern Shores aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in March in Southern Shores?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is 47.8°F (8.8°C). Swimming in 47.8°F (8.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in March in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, North Carolina, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Southern Shores have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Southern Shores is 7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Southern Shores?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average temperature in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 45.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (76.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average pressure in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average wind speed in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 14mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average humidity in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average rainfall in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (11.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average snowfall in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average sea temperature in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sea temperature in March: 47.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average UV index in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in March
Southern Shores, NC

Average visibility in March - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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