Astoria
Oregon, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Astoria, OR

A scenic seaside shot of the city of Astoria in Oregon, with a view of the iconic Astoria Megler bridge crossing over the Columbia River
A scenic seaside shot of the city of Astoria in Oregon, with a view of the iconic Astoria Megler bridge crossing over the Columbia River
March, the first month of the spring, in Astoria, is still a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 38.8°F (3.8°C) and an average high of 53.8°F (12.1°C).

Temperature

In Astoria, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still fresh 53.8°F (12.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Astoria, Oregon, is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Rainfall

In Astoria, during 21 rainfall days, 7.4" (189.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Astoria, Oregon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 191.1 days and collects up to 67.2" (1708.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall in Astoria.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature in Astoria is 48.4°F (9.1°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 Astoria, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

In Astoria, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Astoria?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Astoria, is 53.8°F (12.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

How much does it rain in Astoria in March?

In Astoria, in March, during 21 rainfall days, 7.4" (189.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Astoria in March?

In March, in Astoria, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Astoria?

In Astoria snow does not fall in March through October.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Astoria?

In Astoria, the average seawater temperature in March is 48.4°F (9.1°C). Swimming in 48.4°F (9.1°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 Astoria?

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Astoria?

In Astoria, Oregon, the average sunshine in March is 5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Astoria?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Astoria is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (68.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 38.9°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (36.6°F).

Average rainfall in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average rainfall in March: 7.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (11.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1").

Average rainfall days in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and November (21.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average sea temperature in March: 48.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (56.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (47.7°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in March - Astoria, OR
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).