Average Weather in March in Lost Hills California, United States
In Lost Hills, the month of March is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 6°F, from 67°F to 74°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 85°F or dropping below 59°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 44°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 36°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lost Hills typically range from 65°F to 98°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 58°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 Lost Hills experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 43% to 34%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on December 28, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on August 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lost Hills, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 14%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 18.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Lost Hills is decreasing, starting the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.0 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.1 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Lost Hills, 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, 8 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 15 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 46 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 26 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 Lost Hills is 6:14 AM on March 11 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:13 AM on March 12.
The earliest sunset is 5:54 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 26 minutes later at 7:19 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 12, 2017, 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, 34 minutes later, at 8:17 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:04 AM and sets 9 hours, 45 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 Lost Hills is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 14, 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
The average hourly wind speed in Lost Hills is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.0 miles per hour, while on January 7, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lost Hills is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 4.5 kWh to 6.1 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 Lost Hills are 35.616 deg latitude, -119.694 deg longitude, and 299 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lost Hills contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 161 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 307 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (610 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (5,410 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lost Hills is covered by cropland (79%) and shrubs (12%), within 10 miles by cropland (55%) and grassland (35%), and within 50 miles by grassland (42%) and cropland (40%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lost Hills 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Lost Hills.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lost Hills 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 Lost Hills is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lost Hills and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Meadows Field (24%, 61 kilometers, east); Porterville Municipal Airport (18%, 73 kilometers, northeast); Hanford Municipal Airport (16%, 78 kilometers, north); Lemoore Naval Air Station (Reeves Field) (15%, 83 kilometers, north); Paso Robles Municipal Airport (14%, 85 kilometers, west); and San Luis Obispo County Airport (12%, 96 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .