Philadelphia, PA Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Philadelphia, PA during March the average high temperature is 55.1°F. The hottest day on record was March 31, 1998 when the temperature hit 86.0°F.

Philadelphia, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

During March the overnight temperature drops to an average of 33.5°F, with the lowest temperature of 7.0°F being recorded on March 11, 1984. On average there are 2 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst March there were 4 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 4 and 24 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Philadelphia, PA is 4.42 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 2006 was the driest March with only 1.09 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest March with 17.17 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 9 March 1973 when 5.51 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 3 and 4 days. In March there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in March.

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