Weather in Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in March

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

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in March

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in March is 15°. The average maximum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in March is 11°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in March is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in March

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in March are 11.9 and there are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Hatteras in March is typically 6.6 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 Cape Hatteras in March

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in March is 21.3° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in March

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in March is 10cm and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in March making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in March is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in March is typically 87.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.9% in the previous month and 89.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in March is typically 72.5%. The average relative humidity is 72.5% in the previous month and 73.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in March

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Hatteras in March is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in March is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

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

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