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

March weather forecast and climate
Philadelphia, PA

The George Washington statue in front of the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The George Washington statue in front of the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
March serves as a transition into spring, and a better part is characterized by winter weather. As the weather changes gradually, the mercury stretches to the range of 34.3°F (1.3°C) and 52.7°F (11.5°C). Most days are tolerable, but the nights are still cold, as the winter winds still blow hard at night.
Snowfall decreases considerably, and there are only one and a half days of snowfall accumulating to 2.9" (73.7mm) only. There is a steady increment in rainfall during March, with the rain gauge meters reading 3.8" (96.5mm) collected from ten and a half days. While most days are cool and moderately wet, they receive up to six and a half hours of sunshine and become mildly warm and pleasant.

What is the temperature in March in Philadelphia?

In Philadelphia, in March, the average high-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.3°F (1.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Philadelphia?

In Philadelphia, the average relative humidity in March is 61.7%.

How many days does it rain in March in Philadelphia?

In March, in Philadelphia, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout March, 3.8" (96.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Philadelphia in March?

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in March, during 1.8 snowfall days, 2.9" (73.7mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Philadelphia?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Philadelphia is 41.2°F (5.1°C). Swimming in 41.2°F (5.1°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 Philadelphia?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Philadelphia?

The average sunshine in March in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 6.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Philadelphia?

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 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average high temperature in March: 52.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.6°F).

Average humidity in March - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average humidity in March: 61.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (71.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.4%).

Average rainfall in March - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in March - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (11.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (8.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 41.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.9°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).