Weather in Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard Beach, United States in March

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March is a very cold and very rainy time for sunbathing in Old Orchard Beach, and not recommended. March is too cold for swimming in Old Orchard Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Old Orchard Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Old Orchard Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Old Orchard Beach in March is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average temperature in Old Orchard Beach in March is . The average temperature ranges is -3° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Old Orchard Beach in March is -4°. The minimum temperature is -8° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Old Orchard Beach in March

The average day light hours per day in Old Orchard Beach in March are 11.9 and there are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Old Orchard Beach in March is typically 4.1 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Old Orchard Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Old Orchard Beach in March is 1.9° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Old Orchard Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Old Orchard Beach in March is 112.7cm and on average there are 11.7 rainy days in March making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Old Orchard Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Old Orchard Beach in March is -2° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -6° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach in March is typically 82.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.3% in the previous month and 85.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach in March is typically 64%. The average relative humidity is 63.8% in the previous month and 65.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Old Orchard Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Old Orchard Beach in March is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 31kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Old Orchard Beach in March is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Old Orchard Beach in March is from the North West.

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