Average Weather in March in Cotignola Italy
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 52°F to 61°F, rarely falling below 42°F or exceeding 69°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 35°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 27°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cotignola typically range from 66°F to 88°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 31°F to 43°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 Cotignola experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 47% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46% on March 5.
The clearest day of the month is March 5, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on December 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 55%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Cotignola, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is increasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 24%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 27% on November 16, and its lowest chance is 15% on August 5.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Cotignola is essentially constant, remaining about 1.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.3 inches or falling below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Cotignola, 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, 32 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 5 seconds, and weekly increase of 21 minutes, 34 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 10 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Cotignola is 6:08 AM on March 24 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:06 AM on March 25.
The earliest sunset is 5:59 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 38 minutes later at 7:38 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 25, 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 5:27 AM and sets 15 hours, 32 minutes later, at 9:00 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:45 AM and sets 8 hours, 50 minutes later, at 4:35 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cotignola is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 7, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 42% of the time, while on November 20, 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 Cotignola is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 8.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 16, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour, while on August 11, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 8.1 miles per hour on March 17.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
Cotignola 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 Cotignola is increasing during March, rising by 4°F, from 49°F to 53°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in Cotignola typically lasts for 8.1 months (250 days), from around March 16 to around November 21, rarely starting before February 24 or after April 7, and rarely ending before November 2 or after December 11.
During March in Cotignola, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 17% 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 Cotignola are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 80°F, from 20°F to 100°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cotignola is increasing during March, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 3.2 kWh to 4.6 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 Cotignola are 44.386 deg latitude, 11.939 deg longitude, and 43 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cotignola is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 52 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 44 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (610 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (5,472 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cotignola is covered by cropland (95%), within 10 miles by cropland (95%), and within 50 miles by cropland (50%) and water (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cotignola 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Cotignola.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cotignola 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 Cotignola is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cotignola and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Forlì Airport (50%, 24 kilometers, southeast); Punta Marina (36%, 30 kilometers, east); and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (14%, 54 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .