Weather in Virginia, United States in March

So you're interested in going to Virginia, United States in March

March is a cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Virginia and not really recommended. March is a good month for swimming in Virginia with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Virginia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Virginia in March

The average maximum temperature in Virginia in March is 15°. The average maximum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Virginia in March is 10°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Virginia in March is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Virginia in March

The average day light hours per day in Virginia in March are 11.9 and there are 8.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Virginia in March is typically 6 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Virginia in March

The average sea water temperature in Virginia in March is 20.4° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Virginia in March

The average total rainfall in Virginia in March is 74.3cm and on average there are 12.4 rainy days in March making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Virginia in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Virginia in March is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Virginia in March is typically 82.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 80.8% in the previous month and 83.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Virginia in March is typically 63.8%. The average relative humidity is 62.6% in the previous month and 64% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Virginia in March

The average maximum wind speed in Virginia in March is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Virginia in March is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Virginia in March is from the North-Northwest.

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