Average Weather in March in el Pont de Bar Spain
In el Pont de Bar, the month of March is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 44°F to 50°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 60°F or dropping below 34°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 27°F to 32°F, rarely falling below 17°F or exceeding 38°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in el Pont de Bar typically range from 53°F to 75°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 40°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 el Pont de Bar experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 50% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 3, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.
For reference, on October 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 77%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In el Pont de Bar, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is increasing, starting the month at 15% and ending it at 20%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 26% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 13% on July 15.
Over the course of March in el Pont de Bar, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 9% to 15%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 4% 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 el Pont de Bar is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.6 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.9 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during March in el Pont de Bar is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.6 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in el Pont de Bar, 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, 26 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 52 seconds, and weekly increase of 20 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 14 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in el Pont de Bar is 6:48 AM on March 25 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:46 AM on March 26.
The earliest sunset is 6:43 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 35 minutes later at 8:18 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 26, 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 6:16 AM and sets 15 hours, 17 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 4 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in el Pont de Bar is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in el Pont de Bar is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
el Pont de Bar 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 el Pont de Bar is essentially constant during March, remaining within 1°F of 56°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in el Pont de Bar is increasing during March, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 3.9 kWh to 5.2 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 el Pont de Bar are 42.371 deg latitude, 1.605 deg longitude, and 4,259 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of el Pont de Bar contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,527 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,965 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,402 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,633 feet).
The area within 2 miles of el Pont de Bar is covered by trees (79%) and grassland (17%), within 10 miles by trees (58%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and cropland (17%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in el Pont de Bar 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 el Pont de Bar.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and el Pont de Bar 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 el Pont de Bar is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between el Pont de Bar and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (29%, 82 kilometers, northwest); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (19%, 109 kilometers, southeast); Carcassonne-Salvaza (19%, 110 kilometers, northeast); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 112 kilometers, east); and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (16%, 126 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .