Average Weather in March in San Diego Country Estates California, United States
In San Diego Country Estates, the month of March is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 4°F, from 65°F to 69°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 80°F or dropping below 54°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 41°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on August 22, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in San Diego Country Estates typically range from 60°F to 90°F, while on December 27, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°F to 63°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 Diego Country Estates experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 42% to 32%.
The clearest day of the month is March 27, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 69% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on September 10, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In San Diego Country Estates, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 13%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 22, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 19.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in San Diego Country Estates is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.6 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in San Diego Country Estates, 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, 1 minute, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 3 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 18 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 30 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in San Diego Country Estates is 6:02 AM on March 11 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:00 AM on March 12.
The earliest sunset is 5:44 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 22 minutes later at 7:06 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 5:39 AM and sets 14 hours, 20 minutes later, at 7:59 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:46 AM and sets 9 hours, 58 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 San Diego Country Estates is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on October 31, 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 San Diego Country Estates is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 23, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.8 miles per hour, while on September 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
San Diego Country Estates 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 San Diego Country Estates is essentially constant during March, remaining within 1°F of 60°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in San Diego Country Estates typically lasts for 9.3 months (282 days), from around February 25 to around December 4, rarely starting before January 11 or after April 8, and rarely ending before November 12 or after December 26.
The month of March in San Diego Country Estates is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 53% to 82% 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 Diego Country Estates is gradually increasing during March, increasing by 167°F, from 252°F to 419°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in San Diego Country Estates is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 5.0 kWh to 6.6 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 Diego Country Estates are 33.007 deg latitude, -116.784 deg longitude, and 1,850 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of San Diego Country Estates contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,716 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,884 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,583 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,776 feet).
The area within 2 miles of San Diego Country Estates is covered by shrubs (89%), within 10 miles by shrubs (75%) and grassland (22%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (56%) and water (15%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in San Diego Country Estates 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in San Diego Country Estates.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and San Diego Country Estates 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 Diego Country Estates is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between San Diego Country Estates and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Ramona Airport (64%, 13 kilometers, west); Gillespie Field (14%, 27 kilometers, southwest); Campo (12%, 52 kilometers, southeast); Thermal Airport (4.7%, 90 kilometers, northeast); and Palm Springs International Airport (5.0%, 94 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .