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

March weather forecast and climate
Newport, OR

Light waves wash to the pebbly and stony shores overlooking the high rock cliffs holding the iconic Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport, Oregon
Light waves wash to the pebbly and stony shores overlooking the high rock cliffs holding the iconic Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport, Oregon
March, the first month of the spring, in Newport, is still a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 39.9°F (4.4°C) and an average high of 54°F (12.2°C).

Temperature

In Newport, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a still fresh 54°F (12.2°C). In Newport, the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Rainfall

In Newport, during March, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.2" (208.5mm) of precipitation. In Newport, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162 days and collects up to 71" (1803mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Newport, the average seawater temperature in March is 49.6°F (9.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 49.6°F (9.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Newport, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in March in Newport?

In Newport, in March, the average high-temperature is 54°F (12.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

How much does it rain in Newport in March?

In March, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout March, 8.2" (208.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Newport?

In Newport, Oregon, the average seawater temperature in March is 49.6°F (9.8°C). Swimming in 49.6°F (9.8°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 Newport?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Newport have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Newport is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Newport?

In Newport, Oregon, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Newport, OR
  • Average high temperature in March: 54°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (65°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 40°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38°F).

Average rainfall in March - Newport, OR
  • Average rainfall in March: 8.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (11.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1").

Average rainfall days in March - Newport, OR
  • Average rainfall days in March: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (5 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Newport, OR
  • Average sea temperature in March: 49.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (49.4°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in March - Newport, OR
  • Average UV index in March: 4

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