Scranton, PA Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Scranton, PA during March the average high temperature is 48.7°F. The hottest day on record was March 31, 1998 when the temperature hit 84.9°F.

Scranton, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

Overnight in March the average temperature drops below freezing at 28.0°F, with the lowest temperature of -2.0°F being recorded on March 19, 1993. On average there are 3 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst March there were 8 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 10 and 28 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Scranton, PA is 2.96 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 1981 was the driest March with only 0.71 inches of rain falling, and 2011 was the wettest March with 6.32 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 15 March 1986 when 2.99 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 9 and 10 days. In March there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in March.