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

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 2°C (36°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cape May Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

As spring begins in March, the weather at Cape May Beach starts to improve, but it is still not ideal for beach activities. The water is still too cold for swimming, and sunbathing may be uncomfortable due to the cool winds. Surfing and windsurfing are possible for experienced individuals, but beginners should wait for warmer months. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Cape May Beach in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Cape May Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Cape May Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 2°C (36°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

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

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 2°C (36°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cape May Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape May Beach warm in March?

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

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in March is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in March is 6°C (43°F). The average temperature is 2°C (36°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape May Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Cape May Beach in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Cape May Beach in March

As the weather begins to warm up slightly in March, more visitors venture to Cape May Beach. However, the beach is still relatively uncrowded. There are no significant public holidays or special events in March, so the beach remains a peaceful destination for those seeking a calm getaway.

Temperature in Cape May Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in March is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in March is 6°C (43°F). The average temperature is 2°C (36°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May Beach in March is 3°C (37°F). The minimum temperature is -1°C (30°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Cape May Beach. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May Beach in March is typically 5.3 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 May Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Cape May Beach in March is 2.1°C (35.8°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Cape May Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Cape May Beach in March is 8.8cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 9.4 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May Beach in March is 3°C (37°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -1°C (31°F) in the previous month and 8°C (8°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May Beach in March is typically 79.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.7% in the previous month and 80.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May Beach in March is typically 63.7%. The average relative humidity is 63% in the previous month and 64% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May Beach in March is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May Beach in March is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

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

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