Average Weather in March in Pine Mountain Club California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 4°F, from 47°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 36°F or exceeding 63°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 32°F, rarely falling below 22°F or exceeding 42°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pine Mountain Club typically range from 55°F to 77°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 28°F to 42°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 Pine Mountain Club experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 47% to 37%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 63% of the time.
For reference, on February 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Pine Mountain Club, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 18% and ending it at 12%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 1% on July 1.
Over the course of March in Pine Mountain Club, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 8% to 4%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 6% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 5% to 3%.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Pine Mountain Club is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 1.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.3 inches, and ending the month at 0.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during March in Pine Mountain Club is essentially constant, remaining about 0.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.8 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Pine Mountain Club, 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, 6 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 11 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 20 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 27 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Pine Mountain Club is 6:13 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:12 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 5:52 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 25 minutes later at 7:17 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 11, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:43 AM and sets 14 hours, 30 minutes later, at 8:13 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:00 AM and sets 9 hours, 49 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 Pine Mountain Club is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Pine Mountain Club is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 6.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.3 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
Pine Mountain Club is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Pine Mountain Club is essentially constant during March, remaining around 58°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in Pine Mountain Club typically lasts for 5.0 months (152 days), from around May 22 to around October 21, rarely starting before April 26 or after June 14, and rarely ending before September 27 or after November 14.
The month of March in Pine Mountain Club is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Pine Mountain Club are essentially constant during March, remaining within 10°F of 21°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pine Mountain Club is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 4.7 kWh to 6.3 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 Pine Mountain Club are 34.846 deg latitude, -119.150 deg longitude, and 6,207 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pine Mountain Club contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,193 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,005 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,500 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,816 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pine Mountain Club is covered by trees (68%) and shrubs (31%), within 10 miles by shrubs (53%) and trees (29%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (43%) and grassland (26%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pine Mountain Club 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 Pine Mountain Club.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pine Mountain Club 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 Pine Mountain Club is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pine Mountain Club and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Sandberg (63%, 41 kilometers, east); Meadows Field (13%, 66 kilometers, north); Camarillo Airport (12%, 70 kilometers, south); and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (12%, 79 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .