The United States of America weather in March

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in March in the United States of America. Is this month a good time to go to the United States of America? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in the United States of America in March?

The weather conditions in the United States of America in March range from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During March in the United States of America, the average maximum temperature ranges from very low in Barter Island with -23°C (-9°F) to high in McAllen with 29°C (83°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 17°C (63°F) in McAllen and -30°C (-22°F) in Barter Island.

Precipitation in March ranges from almost no in Point Barrow with an average of 4mm (0.2inch) snow/rainfall to heavy in Hilo with 329mm (13inch). It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 213 hours of sunshine in New York City during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in the United States of America.

Where to go in the United States of America in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in the United States of America on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in the United States of America

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in the United States of America?

Average weather in New York City

In March New York City generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (50°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (36°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

New York City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
6°C / 42°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
162 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
10 days 
poor 
10°C / 50°F 
2°C / 36°F 
213 hours 
111mm / 4.4inch 
12 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
17°C / 62°F 
7°C / 45°F 
225 hours 
106mm / 4.2inch 
11 days 
Climate in New York City

Average weather in Kissimmee

In March Kissimmee generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (78°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Kissimmee
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
24°C / 74°F 
10°C / 51°F 
210 hours 
60mm / 2.4inch 
7 days 
26°C / 78°F 
13°C / 55°F 
240 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
6 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
16°C / 60°F 
300 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
6 days 
Climate in Kissimmee

Average weather in Orlando

In March Orlando generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Orlando
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
24°C / 75°F 
11°C / 52°F 
60mm / 2.4inch 
7 days 
26°C / 79°F 
13°C / 55°F 
95mm / 3.7inch 
7 days 
April   >> April
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
16°C / 61°F 
68mm / 2.7inch 
6 days 
Climate in Orlando

Average weather in Los Angeles

In March Los Angeles generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (52°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Los Angeles
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
20°C / 68°F 
10°C / 50°F 
221 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
6 days 
21°C / 70°F 
11°C / 52°F 
275 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
6 days 
April   >> April
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
13°C / 55°F 
305 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
3 days 
Climate in Los Angeles

Average weather in Destin

In March Destin generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (71°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Destin
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
19°C / 66°F 
9°C / 48°F 
130mm / 5.1inch 
9 days 
22°C / 71°F 
12°C / 54°F 
118mm / 4.6inch 
8 days 
April   >> April
>>  
25°C / 77°F 
16°C / 60°F 
118mm / 4.6inch 
6 days 
Climate in Destin

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in the United States of America.

Is March the best time to go to the United States of America?

In our opinion March is not the best time to visit the United States of America with commonly poor weather in New York City.

On average the best time to visit the United States of America is in May, June, July, August and September with generally pleasant weather in New York City. The worst months are January, February, March and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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