March weather forecast and climate
Gig Harbor, WA

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Gig Harbor, is a fresh month, with average temperature fluctuating between 37°F (2.8°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a fresh 51.8°F (11°C). The average low-temperature, in Gig Harbor, is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Gig Harbor, Washington, is 83%.

Rainfall

In Gig Harbor, Washington, during March, the rain falls for 20.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 172.9 rainfall days, and 30.08" (764mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.7 snowfall days, Gig Harbor aggregates 0.91" (23mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 8.9 snowfall days, and 5.04" (128mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Gig Harbor, the average seawater temperature in March is 46.2°F (7.9°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 Gig Harbor, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In Gig Harbor, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Gig Harbor, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Gig Harbor?

In March, the average relative humidity in Gig Harbor is 83%.

How many days does it rain in March in Gig Harbor?

In Gig Harbor, Washington, in March, during 20.1 rainfall days, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Gig Harbor?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Gig Harbor. During 1.7 snowfall days, in March, Gig Harbor aggregates 0.91" (23mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in March in Gig Harbor?

In Gig Harbor, Washington, the average seawater temperature in March is 46.2°F (7.9°C). Swimming in 46.2°F (7.9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Gig Harbor?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gig Harbor have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Gig Harbor, Washington, is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Gig Harbor?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Gig Harbor is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average temperature in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average high temperature in March: 51.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (78.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (52.7°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and December (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average pressure in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are March, August and September (30.01").

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Average wind speed in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average wind speed in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (5.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average humidity in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (68%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average rainfall in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average rainfall days in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 20.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average snowfall in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.91"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average snowfall days in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.2 days).
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
Gig Harbor, WA

Average sea temperature in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average sea temperature in March: 46.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.8°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average sunshine days in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 9.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average UV index in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average cloud cover in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in March
Gig Harbor, WA

Average visibility in March - Gig Harbor, WA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (5mi).

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