March weather forecast
New Shoreham, RI

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in New Shoreham, is still a cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 35.2°F (1.8°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still wintry 42.6°F (5.9°C). In March, in New Shoreham, the average low-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Humidity

In New Shoreham, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

Rainfall

In New Shoreham, during March, the rain falls for 12.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation. In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.9 days and collects up to 30.91" (785mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in New Shoreham. March is the last month it regularly snows in New Shoreham. During 3.4 snowfall days, New Shoreham aggregates 1.5" (38mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, there are 18.3 snowfall days, and 5.47" (139mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 39.2°F (4°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
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 in New Shoreham is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:36 pm EST. On the last day of March, in New Shoreham, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:09 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in New Shoreham?

In March, the average high-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March in New Shoreham?

In March, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout March, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in New Shoreham?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 3.4 snowfall days, in March, New Shoreham aggregates 1.5" (38mm) of snow.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in New Shoreham?

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 39.2°F (4°C), are months with the coldest seawater in New Shoreham.

What is the water temperature in March in New Shoreham?

In March, the average ocean temperature in New Shoreham is 39.2°F (4°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in New Shoreham?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in New Shoreham?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:36 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:09 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in New Shoreham?

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does New Shoreham have in March?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in New Shoreham?

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in New Shoreham.

How high is the UV index in March in New Shoreham?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in New Shoreham is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average temperature in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average high temperature in March: 42.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30°F).

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Average pressure in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average pressure in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average wind speed in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average wind speed in March: 15.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average humidity in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average rainfall in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average rainfall days in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.5 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are April and July (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average snowfall in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.69").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average snowfall days in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average sea temperature in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sea temperature in March: 39°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (39°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average sunshine days in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (16.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average UV index in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average cloud cover in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in March
New Shoreham, RI

Average visibility in March - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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