Philadelphia - Recent March Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the March weather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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 Philadelphia had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Philadelphia International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in Philadelphia
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
48 33 2018 9 0
51 34 2017 10 1
61 41 2016 16 5
48 31 2015 9 -1
48 30 2014 9 -1
49 33 2013 9 1
62 43 2012 17 6
53 36 2011 12 2
58 39 2010 14 4
Number of days in March when the temperature in Philadelphia dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
21 2018 2
15 2017 2
4 2016 8
19 2015 0
18 2014 0
15 2013 0
5 2012 9
10 2011 1
4 2010 4

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
11 2018 4.7 120
13 2017 4.3 108
12 2016 2.0 51
13 2015 5.5 140
11 2014 4.2 107
8 2013 2.4 61
9 2012 0.8 20
10 2011 4.3 109
13 2010 7.3 186

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Philadelphia for March and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
3 2018 15.2 39
3 2017 7.0 18
0 2016 1.0 3
2 2015 12.0 30
2 2014 8.5 22
1 2013 1.3 3
0 2012 0.0 0
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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