Average Rainfall at Cities in California During March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during March at cities in California.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most places also have information on the number of days with wet weather. This includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

The cities are sorted into separate tables for Southern California and Northern California.

Northern California

March averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Antioch 2.1 53
10 Berkeley 3.9 98
9 Chico 4.3 109
8 Concord 2.5 64
9 Davis 2.8 70
10 Fairfield 3.4 87
8 Fremont 2.9 74
8 Fresno 2.0 52
9 Hayward 2.6 67
9 Livermore 2.4 60
7 Madera 2.2 55
8 Merced 2.1 53
8 Modesto 2.0 52
10 Napa 3.9 98
9 Newark 2.3 59
11 Oakland 3.4 86
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Palo Alto 2.5 63
11 Petaluma 3.8 96
8 Porterville 2.0 51
11 Redding 4.4 111
10 Redwood City 3.1 80
9 Richmond 3.4 86
9 Sacramento 2.8 70
11 San Francisco 3.3 83
9 San Jose 2.5 65
10 San Rafael 4.6 117
12 Santa Rosa 4.5 115
9 Stockton 2.7 68
9 Tracy 1.8 45
9 Turlock 1.9 49
9 Vacaville 3.5 90
10 Watsonville 3.6 92
9 Woodland 3.0 76

Southern California

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Anaheim 1.9 48
7 Bakersfield 1.2 31
6 Burbank 3.0 75
6 Chula Vista 1.7 43
2 El Centro 0.3 8
6 Escondido 2.7 67
Fullerton 2.2 55
Irvine 2.1 54
4 Lancaster 1.1 29
5 Long Beach 1.9 47
6 Los Angeles 2.4 62
5 Oceanside 1.5 38
Ontario 2.3 59
6 Oxnard 2.3 59
4 Palmdale 1.1 28
7 Pasadena 3.4 86
4 Pomona 2.6 67
5 Riverside 1.7 42
9 Salinas 2.3 57
7 San Bernardino 2.5 64
7 San Diego 1.8 46
9 San Luis Obispo 4.0 101
5 Santa Ana 2.1 54
6 Santa Barbara 2.9 74
Thousand Oaks 2.5 62
5 Torrance 2.2 56
4 Victorville 0.9 22
7 Visalia 2.0 51
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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