Average Weather in March in Port Bannatyne United Kingdom
Daily high temperatures increase by 3°F, from 46°F to 49°F, rarely falling below 40°F or exceeding 55°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 37°F to 39°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 46°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Port Bannatyne typically range from 53°F to 64°F, while on February 17, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 45°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 Port Bannatyne experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 66% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 35% of the time.
For reference, on January 26, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 72%, while on July 19, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 47%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Port Bannatyne, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is decreasing, starting the month at 44% and ending it at 38%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 59% on January 4, and its lowest chance is 33% on April 29.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Port Bannatyne is decreasing, starting the month at 3.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.5 inches or falls below 1.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.8 inches or falls below 1.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Port Bannatyne, the length of the day is very rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 2 hours, 20 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 4 minutes, 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 32 minutes, 34 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 10 hours, 44 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 13 hours, 3 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The latest sunrise of the month in Port Bannatyne is 7:11 AM on March 1 and the earliest sunrise is 1 hour, 7 minutes earlier at 6:03 AM on March 27.
The earliest sunset is 5:54 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 2 minutes later at 7:56 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 2:00 AM on March 28, 2021, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:34 AM and sets 17 hours, 35 minutes later, at 10:09 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:49 AM and sets 6 hours, 59 minutes later, at 3:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for March 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Port Bannatyne is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Port Bannatyne is decreasing during March, decreasing from 15.4 miles per hour to 13.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 16.9 miles per hour, while on July 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
The hourly average wind direction in Port Bannatyne throughout March is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 38% on March 14.
Wind Direction in March
Port Bannatyne 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 Port Bannatyne is essentially constant during March, remaining around 45°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during March is 44°F on March 6.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in Port Bannatyne typically lasts for 6.7 months (204 days), from around April 14 to around November 5, rarely starting before March 17 or after May 10, and rarely ending before October 10 or after December 12.
The month of March in Port Bannatyne is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 1% to 27% 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 Port Bannatyne are essentially constant during March, remaining within 2°F of 6°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Port Bannatyne is increasing during March, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 1.5 kWh to 2.9 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 Port Bannatyne are 55.857 deg latitude, -5.065 deg longitude, and 30 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Port Bannatyne contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 610 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 109 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,988 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (3,842 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Port Bannatyne is covered by water (43%) and grassland (39%), within 10 miles by water (45%) and trees (21%), and within 50 miles by water (35%) and grassland (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Port Bannatyne, 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 Port Bannatyne.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Port Bannatyne 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 Port Bannatyne is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Port Bannatyne and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Glasgow Airport (37%, 40 kilometers, east); Prestwick Airport (27%, 49 kilometers, southeast); Campbeltown Airport (19%, 61 kilometers, southwest); and Oban Airport (17%, 67 kilometers, north).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .