Average Weather in March in Potam Mexico
Daily high temperatures increase by 4°F, from 75°F to 79°F, rarely falling below 69°F or exceeding 85°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 54°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 63°F.
For reference, on August 13, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Potam typically range from 81°F to 96°F, while on January 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 51°F to 73°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
El Gouna, Egypt (7,960 miles away); Al Faşāyil, Palestinian Territories (7,752 miles); and Taichung, Taiwan (7,508 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Potam (view comparison).
The month of March in Potam experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 34% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 25, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on July 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 63%, while on June 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 86%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Potam, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 4% and ending it at 1%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on August 3, and its lowest chance is 1% on April 24.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Potam is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Potam, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 49 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 31 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 36 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The latest sunrise of the month in Potam is 6:45 AM on March 1 and the earliest sunrise is 33 minutes earlier at 6:13 AM on March 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:22 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 17 minutes later at 6:38 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Potam during 2018.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:26 AM and sets 13 hours, 53 minutes later, at 7:20 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:08 AM and sets 10 hours, 24 minutes later, at 5:31 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Potam is essentially constant during March, remaining around 2% throughout.
The lowest chance of a muggy day during March is 1% on March 7.
For reference, on August 12, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 99% of the time, while on January 23, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Potam is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 8.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.5 miles per hour, while on August 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
Potam 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 Potam is gradually increasing during March, rising by 2°F, from 65°F to 68°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in March
Temperatures in Potam are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Potam are rapidly increasing during March, increasing by 489°F, from 765°F to 1,254°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Potam is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 6.9 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 Potam are 27.626 deg latitude, -110.416 deg longitude, and 23 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Potam is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 59 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 27 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (1,424 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,465 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Potam is covered by cropland (100%), within 10 miles by shrubs (42%) and cropland (41%), and within 50 miles by water (39%) and shrubs (26%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Potam 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 is only a single weather station, Ciudad Obregón International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Potam.
At a distance of 63 kilometers from Potam, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Potam according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .