Average Rainfall at California Beaches in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during March at beaches, cities and parks along the Pacific Ocean in California.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Coast, Los Angeles Area, Central Coast, San Francisco Area and Northern Coast.

Southern California Coast

March averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Laguna Beach 1.6 41
5 Newport Beach  1.3 34
5 Oceanside  1.4 36
6 San Diego 1.5 37
7 Santa Catalina Island 1.7 42

Los Angeles Area

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Long Beach  1.7 42
6 Oxnard 2.3 58
5 Point Mugu 2.2 55
5 Santa Monica 1.7 44
10 Big Sur State Park 6.7 171

Central California Coast

Total rainfall averages for March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Lompoc 2.8 71
10 Monterey 2.9 73
7 Morro Bay  3.2 81
8 Pismo Beach 3.0 76
9 Salinas  2.1 52
7 Santa Barbara 3.2 81

San Francisco Area

Average amount of rain in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Bodega Bay 3.9 99
14 Half Moon Bay 3.7 93
10 San Francisco, Fort Funston 3.0 76
12 San Gregorio  4.3 110
10 Santa Cruz 4.3 109

Northern California Coast

Rainy weather during March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
18 Crescent City  7.8 198
16 Eureka  5.8 146
15 Fort Bragg  6.4 163
16 Klamath 10.7 271
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

California Beaches Rainfall
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