New York City - Recent March Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the March weather in New York City, New York was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives March data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each March. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often New York City had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Central Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in New York City
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
55 41 2020 13 5
49 35 2019 9 2
46 34 2018 8 1
47 32 2017 8 0
57 40 2016 14 5
45 31 2015 7 -1
46 30 2014 8 -1
46 34 2013 8 1
59 43 2012 15 6
50 35 2011 10 2
55 41 2010 13 5
Number of days in March when the temperature in New York City dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
1 2020 3
9 2019 2
13 2018 0
14 2017 1
7 2016 5
16 2015 0
19 2014 0
14 2013 0
4 2012 8
11 2011 1
2 2010 2

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New York City during March in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for March in New York City
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
12 2020 3.8 96
9 2019 3.9 98
12 2018 5.2 131
12 2017 5.3 133
9 2016 1.2 30
14 2015 4.7 120
7 2014 3.7 93
8 2013 2.9 73
11 2012 1.0 24
11 2011 6.2 157
13 2010 10.7 272

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in New York City for March and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2020 0.0 0
4 2019 10.4 26
2 2018 11.6 29
2 2017 9.7 25
0 2016 0.9 2
4 2015 18.6 47
0 2014 0.1 0
2 2013 7.3 19
0 2012 0.0 0
1 2011 1.0 3
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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