Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at cities, towns and parks in Massachusetts.

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

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

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern , Central and Western Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Chatham 4.9 123
12 Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard 4.9 125
10 Hyannis 4.5 114
Nantucket 4.3 108
Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 4.6 116

Eastern Massachusetts

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Boston 4.3 110
12 Brockton 5.2 132
12 East Wareham 5.4 136
12 Great Blue Hill, Milton 5.6 142
11 Haverhill 5.0 126
12 Hingham 5.5 139
10 Marblehead 4.8 123
12 New Bedford 5.3 134
11 Newburyport 4.8 123
12 Plymouth 5.6 143
9 Taunton 4.8 122

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Amherst 3.6 91
11 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 3.6 92
10 Buffumville Lake 4.5 113
12 East Brimfield Lake 4.3 110
11 Lowell 4.2 107
11 Tully Lake 3.8 98
13 Worcester 4.2 107

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Great Barrington 3.6 92
11 Knightville Reservoir Dam 4.2 107
10 Lanesboro 3.6 92
11 West Otis 3.9 99
14 Worthington 4.4 112
Reference

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

Massachusetts Precipitation
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