Weather in Mendocino County, United States in March

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Visiting Mendocino County, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 16.2cm (6.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mendocino County. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (55°F). March is too cold for swimming in Mendocino County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Mendocino County in the months of May, June, July, August, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Mendocino County in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Mendocino County.

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 16.2cm (6.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Mendocino County in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Mendocino County for any length of time, with the sea water at 13°C (55°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Mendocino County?

Yes, March is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Mendocino County.

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 16.2cm (6.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mendocino County. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (55°F). March is too cold for swimming in Mendocino County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Mendocino County warm in March?

No, Mendocino County is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Mendocino County in March is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Mendocino County in March is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Mendocino County in March?

The average day light hours per day in Mendocino County in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Mendocino County in March

The average maximum temperature in Mendocino County in March is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Mendocino County in March is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Mendocino County in March is 5°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Mendocino County in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Mendocino County. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Mendocino County in March is typically 5.8 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Mendocino County in March

The average sea water temperature in Mendocino County in March is 12.5°C (54.5°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Mendocino County in March

The average total rainfall in Mendocino County in March is 16.2cm (6.4inches) and on average there are 13.5 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Mendocino County in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Mendocino County in March is 7°C (45°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 8°C (8°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Mendocino County in March is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.5% in the previous month and 91.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Mendocino County in March is typically 70.2%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 65.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Mendocino County in March

The average maximum wind speed in Mendocino County in March is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Mendocino County in March is typically 6KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 5KM/H (3MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Mendocino County in March is from the West-Northwest.

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