Virginia Beach
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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March weather forecast and climate
Virginia Beach, VA

March, the first month of the spring, in Virginia Beach, is a cool month, with average temperature fluctuating between 43.3°F (6.3°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a fresh 53.1°F (11.7°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Humidity

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

Rainfall

In Virginia Beach, during 12.1 rainfall days, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Virginia Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134.5 days and collects up to 14.21" (361mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Virginia Beach are January through March and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, Virginia Beach aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, there are 3.8 snowfall days, and 0.47" (12mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 44.8°F (7.1°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Virginia Beach, the average sunshine in March is 6.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach, Virginia, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, in March, the average high-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Virginia Beach?

The average relative humidity in March in Virginia Beach is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, in March, it is raining for 12.1 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Virginia Beach?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, in March, Virginia Beach aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in March in Virginia Beach?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Virginia Beach is 44.8°F (7.1°C). Swimming in 44.8°F (7.1°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.

How many hours of daylight does Virginia Beach have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Virginia Beach have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach?

Months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in March in Virginia Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 43.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

Average humidity in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

Average rainfall in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.75").

Average rainfall days in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 44.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (41.8°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in March - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 3).