Weather in Rhode Island, United States in March

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

Temperature in Rhode Island in March

The average maximum temperature in Rhode Island in March is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhode Island in March is . The average temperature ranges is -0° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rhode Island in March is -0°. The minimum temperature is -4° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Rhode Island in March

The average day light hours per day in Rhode Island in March are 11.9 and there are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Rhode Island in March is typically 4.6 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 Rhode Island in March

The average sea water temperature in Rhode Island in March is which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Rhode Island in March

The average total rainfall in Rhode Island in March is 90.9cm and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in March making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhode Island in March

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Rhode Island in March is typically 85.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.1% in the previous month and 88.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhode Island in March is typically 67.7%. The average relative humidity is 66% in the previous month and 69.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhode Island in March

The average maximum wind speed in Rhode Island in March is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rhode Island in March is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rhode Island in March is from the West-Northwest.

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