Erie
Pennsylvania, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Erie, PA

The somber town of Erie, Pennsylvania, from above on a cool and sunny day, with a clear view of the dark and calm water of Lake Erie in the back
The somber town of Erie, Pennsylvania, from above on a cool and sunny day, with a clear view of the dark and calm water of Lake Erie in the back
March, the first month of the spring, in Erie, is a frosty month, with average temperature ranging between min 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and max 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a cold 35.4°F (1.9°C) in February, to a chilly 43.9°F (6.6°C). In March, in Erie, the average low-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 71.9%.

Rainfall

In Erie, in March, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.9" (74.9mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Erie, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.4 days and collects up to 42.2" (1070.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Erie are January through April, October through December. In Erie, in March, during 8 snowfall days, 13.7" (348mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Erie, there are 57.1 snowfall days, and 100.9" (2562.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 32.5°F (0.3°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Erie.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

In Erie, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
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 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 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.

What is the temperature in March in Erie?

In Erie, in March, the average high-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Erie?

In Erie, Pennsylvania, the average relative humidity in March is 71.9%.

How many days does it rain in March in Erie?

In Erie, Pennsylvania, during March, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.9" (74.9mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Erie?

In March, it is snowing for 8 days. Throughout March, 13.7" (348mm) of snow is accumulated.

What months are the ocean coldest in Erie?

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 32.5°F (0.3°C), are months with the coldest seawater.

How cold is the water in March in Erie?

In Erie, Pennsylvania, in March, the average water temperature is 32.5°F (0.3°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Erie have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Erie?

In Erie, Pennsylvania, the average sunshine in March is 5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Erie?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Erie is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Erie, PA
  • Average high temperature in March: 43.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

Average humidity in March - Erie, PA
  • Average humidity in March: 71.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (75.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67.9%).

Average rainfall in March - Erie, PA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in March - Erie, PA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (10.2 days).

Average snowfall in March - Erie, PA
  • Average snowfall in March: 13.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Erie, PA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Erie, PA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 32.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (32.5°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Erie, PA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

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

Average UV index in March - Erie, PA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).