Average Snowfall for New York in March





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during March at cities and other locations around New York state. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Downstate New York, Hudson Valley & Catskills, Adirondacks & Seaway, Finger Lakes & Central New York State and Western New York State.

Downstate New York

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.2 Bridgehampton, Long Island 6.0 15.2
2.7 Islip, Long Island 6.5 16.5
2.3 New York City, Brooklyn 4.4 11.2
2.0 New York City, Central Park 5.0 12.7
2.5 New York JFK Airport 4.3 10.9
2.6 New York La Guardia Airport 5.4 13.7

Hudson Valley & Catskills

March snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.7 Albany 12.0 30.5
1.1 Hudson 4.4 11.2
4.7 Saratoga Springs 11.4 29.0
7.6 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 18.5 47.0

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average snow for March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.3 Lake Placid 18.9 48.0
9.9 Old Forge 22.6 57.4
5.6 Watertown 13.6 34.5

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7.1 Auburn 17.2 43.7
10.5 Binghamton 16.4 41.7
7.1 Corning 13.6 34.5
3.7 Elmira 11.2 28.4
7.1 Ithaca 12.0 30.5
7.8 Oneonta 14.5 36.8
10.1 Syracuse 19.8 50.3

Western New York State

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3.5 Batavia 11.4 29.0
9.1 Buffalo 14.1 35.8
6.5 Jamestown 15.3 38.9
7.3 Niagara Falls 11.6 29.5
6.0 Olean 10.1 25.7
10.1 Rochester 17.9 45.5
10.2 Sherman 37.5 95.3
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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