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Average weather March in New York (New York State), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in New York in March is 1.0°C (33.8°F). The amount of rain in March is high with an average of 91mm (3.6in). This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 8.0°C (46.4°F). During the night it can cool down as well. With a water temperature of around 4.0°C (39.2°F), this is not the best month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit New York. It has 213 hours of sun.

So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to New York should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on bringing your warm clothes and something that will protect you from the rain. It can be a bit chilly and rainy during this period.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in March look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°F
Min Temperature 33.8°F
Max Temperature 46.4°F
Water Temperature 39.2°F
Chance of Rain 40.0%
Precipitation 3.6in
Rainy Days 12
Windspeed 15.7mph
Humidity 58%
Sunshine Hours 213
Percentage Sunshine 57%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.
Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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