Average Weather in March in North Lakeport California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 60°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 77°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 40°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 48°F.
For reference, on July 25, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in North Lakeport typically range from 57°F to 92°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 51°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 North Lakeport experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 61% to 52%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 62%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
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 North Lakeport, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 35% and ending it at 23%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on February 28, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 19.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in North Lakeport is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 5.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 11.3 inches or falls below 1.3 inches, and ending the month at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.5 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in North Lakeport, 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, 17 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 33 seconds, and weekly increase of 17 minutes, 54 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 20 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in North Lakeport is 6:30 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:28 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 6:04 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 30 minutes later at 7:34 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 5:45 AM and sets 14 hours, 55 minutes later, at 8:41 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:27 AM and sets 9 hours, 25 minutes later, at 4:52 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in North Lakeport is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 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 North Lakeport is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 28, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.3 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 5.4 miles per hour on March 29.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
North Lakeport 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 North Lakeport is essentially constant during March, remaining around 52°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in North Lakeport typically lasts for 8.0 months (246 days), from around March 14 to around November 16, rarely starting before February 12 or after April 15, and rarely ending before October 28 or after December 5.
During March in North Lakeport, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is rapidly increasing rising from 29% to 73% 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 North Lakeport are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 101°F, from 73°F to 175°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in North Lakeport is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.7 kWh, from 3.6 kWh to 5.3 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 North Lakeport are 39.088 deg latitude, -122.905 deg longitude, and 1,332 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of North Lakeport contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 682 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,394 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (3,773 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,402 feet).
The area within 2 miles of North Lakeport is covered by water (45%), grassland (42%), and shrubs (13%), within 10 miles by shrubs (64%) and water (14%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (40%) and trees (26%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in North Lakeport 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in North Lakeport.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and North Lakeport 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 North Lakeport is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between North Lakeport and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Ukiah Municipal Airport (54%, 26 kilometers, west); Sonoma County Airport (16%, 66 kilometers, south); Yuba County Airport (8%, 116 kilometers, east); Oroville Municipal Airport (8%, 120 kilometers, east); Chico Municipal Airport (8%, 120 kilometers, northeast); and Red Bluff Municipal Airport (7%, 131 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .