Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at cities, communities and other locations in Massachusetts.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation 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: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern , Central and Western Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Chatham 4.7 120
11 Edgartown 4.8 122
10 Hyannis 4.8 121
11 Nantucket 3.8 98
11 Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 4.0 100

Eastern Massachusetts

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Boston 4.2 106
12 Brockton 5.2 133
11 East Wareham 5.6 142
12 Great Blue Hill, Milton 5.4 138
11 Haverhill 4.8 122
12 Hingham 5.4 137
10 Marblehead 4.7 120
12 New Bedford 5.3 136
12 Newburyport 4.7 120
13 Plymouth 5.8 147
9 Taunton 5.1 128

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Amherst 3.5 88
12 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 3.6 92
10 Buffumville Lake 4.4 113
12 East Brimfield Lake 4.3 108
11 Lowell 4.3 110
10 Tully Lake 3.9 99
11 Westfield 3.4 87
12 Worcester 4.2 106

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 North Adams 3.1 78
13 Pittsfield 3.1 78
14 Worthington 4.3 108
Reference

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

Massachusetts Precipitation
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