Weather in Cape Cod Beach, Cape Cod, United States in March

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Visiting Cape Cod Beach, Cape Cod, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 6°C (42°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Cape Cod Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

March sees the beginning of spring in Cape Cod, but the weather is still quite chilly and unpredictable. The water is still too cold for swimming or water sports, and sunbathing is not recommended due to the cool temperatures. However, visitors can enjoy long walks on the beach, bird watching, and exploring the local natural beauty. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Cape Cod Beach in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape Cod Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 6°C (42°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Cape Cod Beach?

No, March is not a good time for a holiday in Cape Cod Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 6°C (42°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape Cod Beach warm in March?

No, Cape Cod Beach is too cold for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March is 7°C (44°F). The average maximum temperature is 4°C (38°) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March is 3°C (38°F). The average temperature is 0°C (32°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cape Cod Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Cape Cod Beach in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Cape Cod Beach in March

As the weather starts to warm up slightly in March, there may be a few more people venturing out to the beach. However, it is still not an ideal time for swimming or sunbathing, so the beach remains mostly empty. There are no public holidays or special events that would significantly increase the beach crowds in March.

Temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March is 7°C (44°F). The average maximum temperature is 4°C (38°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March is 3°C (38°F). The average temperature is 0°C (32°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March is 0°C (32°F). The minimum temperature is -3°C (26°F) in the previous month and 5°C (40°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Cod Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Cape Cod Beach. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Cod Beach in March is typically 4.5 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 Cape Cod Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Cape Cod Beach in March is 5.7°C (42.3°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Cape Cod Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Cape Cod Beach in March is 8.7cm (3.4inches) and on average there are 13.2 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Cod Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Cod Beach in March is 1°C (34°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -1°C (30°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Cod Beach in March is typically 86.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.1% in the previous month and 89.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Cod Beach in March is typically 71.4%. The average relative humidity is 70.3% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Cod Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Cod Beach in March is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Cod Beach in March is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Cod Beach in March is from the West.

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