Average Weather in March in San Joaquin California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 66°F to 73°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 83°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 44°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in San Joaquin typically range from 64°F to 98°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 39°F to 56°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in March
The month of March in San Joaquin experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 48% to 39%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% of the time.
For reference, on February 17, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In San Joaquin, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 23% and ending it at 14%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 6.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in San Joaquin is decreasing, starting the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.6 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.4 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in San Joaquin, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 10 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 20 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 22 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 24 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in San Joaquin is 6:20 AM on March 9 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:19 AM on March 10.
The earliest sunset is 5:55 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 27 minutes later at 7:22 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 10, 2019, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:42 AM and sets 14 hours, 40 minutes later, at 8:22 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:09 AM and sets 9 hours, 39 minutes later, at 4:49 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in San Joaquin is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in San Joaquin is increasing during March, increasing from 6.4 miles per hour to 7.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on May 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.5 miles per hour, while on January 13, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in San Joaquin typically lasts for 10 months (313 days), from around January 27 to around December 5, rarely starting after February 25, or ending before November 16.
The month of March in San Joaquin is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 93% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in San Joaquin are increasing during March, increasing by 220°F, from 181°F to 400°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in San Joaquin is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 4.2 kWh to 5.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of San Joaquin are 36.607 deg latitude, -120.189 deg longitude, and 171 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of San Joaquin is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 13 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 172 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (138 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (5,138 feet).
The area within 2 miles of San Joaquin is covered by cropland (94%), within 10 miles by cropland (93%), and within 50 miles by cropland (55%) and grassland (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in San Joaquin year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in San Joaquin.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and San Joaquin according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at San Joaquin is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between San Joaquin and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Lemoore Naval Air Station (Reeves Field) (37%, 37 kilometers, southeast); Madera Municipal Airport (30%, 43 kilometers, north); Fresno Air Terminal Airport (27%, 46 kilometers, northeast); and Hollister Municipal Airport (7%, 114 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .