Providence
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Providence, Rhode Island, with average temperature ranging between min 30.9°F (-0.6°C) and max 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases, from a wintry 37.8°F (3.2°C) in February, to a chilly 44.2°F (6.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Providence, is 30.9°F (-0.6°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Providence, Rhode Island, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout March, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Providence, Rhode Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.3 days and collects up to 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Providence are January through May, November and December. In March, in Providence, it is snowing for 4.9 days. Throughout March, 1.97" (50mm) of snow is accumulated. In Providence, during the entire year, snow falls for 22 days, and aggregates up to 7.83" (199mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, in March, the average water temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).
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 Providence, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Providence is 6h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Providence?

In March, in Providence, Rhode Island, the average high-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.9°F (-0.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Providence?

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

How much does it rain in Providence in March?

In Providence, in March, it is raining for 11.7 days, with typically 2.09" (53mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Providence in March?

In Providence, during March, snow falls for 4.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in March in Providence?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Providence, Rhode Island, is 38.8°F (3.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Providence have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Providence is 6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Providence?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Providence is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

Average humidity in March - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

Average rainfall in March - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (1.06").

Average rainfall days in March - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.97"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in March: 38.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Providence, RI
  • 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: 6h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in March - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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