Average Weather in March in Wofford Heights California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 59°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 76°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 38°F to 41°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 48°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Wofford Heights typically range from 64°F to 91°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 33°F to 52°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 Wofford Heights experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 47% to 38%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on February 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 48%, while on August 13, 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 Wofford Heights, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is decreasing, starting the month at 18% and ending it at 13%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on June 27.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Wofford Heights is decreasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.2 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.3 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Wofford Heights, 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, 16 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 50 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 25 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 33 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Wofford Heights is 6:11 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:10 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 5:49 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 26 minutes later at 7:14 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 5:38 AM and sets 14 hours, 35 minutes later, at 8:13 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:59 AM and sets 9 hours, 44 minutes later, at 4:44 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Wofford Heights is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 11, 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 Wofford Heights is gradually increasing during March, increasing from 6.2 miles per hour to 6.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on May 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour, while on September 17, 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 Wofford Heights typically lasts for 7.9 months (242 days), from around March 20 to around November 17, rarely starting before February 18 or after April 17, and rarely ending before October 29 or after December 7.
During March in Wofford Heights, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is rapidly increasing rising from 21% to 66% 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 Wofford Heights are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 115°F, from 86°F to 201°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Wofford Heights is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 4.6 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 Wofford Heights are 35.707 deg latitude, -118.456 deg longitude, and 3,041 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Wofford Heights contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,821 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,002 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,142 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,119 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Wofford Heights is covered by shrubs (79%) and water (18%), within 10 miles by shrubs (67%) and trees (19%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (48%) and grassland (20%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Wofford Heights 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 Wofford Heights.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Wofford Heights 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 Wofford Heights is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Wofford Heights and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Meadows Field (19%, 62 kilometers, southwest); Tehachapi Municipal Airport (32%, 64 kilometers, south); Porterville Municipal Airport (18%, 65 kilometers, northwest); and Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport (30%, 69 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .