Portland - Recent March Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the March weather in Portland, Oregon 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 Portland had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Weather Forecast Office near downtown Portland.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in Portland
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
55 38 2018 13 4
54 41 2017 12 5
57 42 2016 14 6
63 42 2015 17 5
58 39 2014 15 4
58 40 2013 14 4
52 37 2012 11 3
52 39 2011 11 4
57 40 2010 14 4
Number of days in March when the temperature in Portland dropped to 32 and below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
3 2018 0
1 2017 0
0 2016 2
4 2015 2
3 2014 1
3 2013 3
9 2012 0
1 2011 0
1 2010 2

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Portland 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 Portland
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2018 2.9 74
25 2017 8.3 211
23 2016 5.7 144
14 2015 5.2 133
22 2014 7.2 183
11 2013 2.0 51
22 2012 9.0 228
29 2011 7.8 198
18 2010 4.6 117

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Portland for March and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.0 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.8 2
0 2011 0.0 0
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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