Average Weather in March in Moses Lake North Washington, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 50°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 69°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 31°F to 36°F, rarely falling below 22°F or exceeding 44°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Moses Lake North typically range from 59°F to 92°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 23°F to 34°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
Gorobinci, Macedonia (5,846 miles away); Ankara, Turkey (6,186 miles); and Pyatikhatka, Ukraine (5,853 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Moses Lake North (view comparison).
The month of March in Moses Lake North experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 58% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 43% of the time.
For reference, on January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 82%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Moses Lake North, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 15% and ending it at 11%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on December 1, and its lowest chance is 4% on August 17.
Over the course of March in Moses Lake North, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 12% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 0% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Moses Lake North is essentially constant, remaining about 0.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.2 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Moses Lake North, 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, 42 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 24 seconds, and weekly increase of 23 minutes, 48 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 48 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Moses Lake North is 6:19 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:17 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 5:42 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 43 minutes later at 7:25 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 5:01 AM and sets 15 hours, 56 minutes later, at 8:56 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:41 AM and sets 8 hours, 29 minutes later, at 4:09 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Moses Lake North is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 Moses Lake North is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.4 miles per hour, while on September 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.0 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 8.4 miles per hour on March 27.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Moses Lake North typically lasts for 5.7 months (173 days), from around April 24 to around October 14, rarely starting before April 4 or after May 13, and rarely ending before September 24 or after November 1.
The month of March in Moses Lake North is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 0% to 6% 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 Moses Lake North are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 46°F, from 8°F to 54°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Moses Lake North is increasing during March, rising by 1.5 kWh, from 3.0 kWh to 4.5 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 Moses Lake North are 47.194 deg latitude, -119.317 deg longitude, and 1,152 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Moses Lake North contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 184 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,158 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (436 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (6,096 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Moses Lake North is covered by shrubs (69%), within 10 miles by shrubs (46%) and cropland (38%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (53%) and cropland (36%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Moses Lake North 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Moses Lake North.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Moses Lake North 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 Moses Lake North is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Moses Lake North and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .