Cleveland
Ohio, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Cleveland, OH

A view of the Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River, in Cleveland, Ohio, with a view of the old lift bridge and city buildings out far
A view of the Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River, in Cleveland, Ohio, with a view of the old lift bridge and city buildings out far
The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Cleveland, Ohio, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.2°F (-1°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Temperature

In Cleveland, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 37.6°F (3.1°C) in February, to a chilly 46.6°F (8.1°C). In March, in Cleveland, the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Cleveland is 70.4%.

Rainfall

In Cleveland, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 2.9" (74.4mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cleveland, there are 154.9 rainfall days, and 39.1" (994.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Cleveland, the average seawater temperature is 33.4°F (0.8°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Cleveland, Ohio, is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Cleveland?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Cleveland, is 46.6°F (8.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Cleveland?

In March, the average relative humidity in Cleveland, Ohio, is 70.4%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, in March, during 14.2 rainfall days, 2.9" (74.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cleveland in March?

In Cleveland, Ohio, in March, during 7.5 snowfall days, 12.6" (320mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Cleveland?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Cleveland is 33.4°F (0.8°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, the average sunshine in March is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average high temperature in March: 46.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

Average humidity in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average humidity in March: 70.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (66.1%).

Average rainfall in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.3").

Average rainfall days in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average sea temperature in March: 33.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (76.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (33.2°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in March - Cleveland, OH
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).