Boston Weather in March

Averages By Month

March Overview

If you are heading to Boston in March, pack some pretty warm clothes as temperature lows can still drop to 31°F (-1°C). On the bright side, during the 7 hours of daily sunshine you can already see the temperature climbing to highs of 46°F (8°C). There are still 8 inches (20 cm) of snowfall to be expected and the temperature of the Atlantic measures 38°F (4°C).

You might still want to plan most of your sightseeing indoors. And there are some great museums and sights to explore… Even though you might not think of Boston as your #1 spring break destination, given there are some of the world’s greatest universities based there, there is a lot going on. From concerts, sporting events, musicals and the St Patrick’s Day Parade - there is plenty of reason to celebrate!

High and Low Temperature in March °F

Water Temperature in March °F

Current Weather Boston

55°F mist
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Boston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

37° 39° 46° 57° 67° 77° 82° 81° 73° 62° 52° 42°

Low °F

22° 24° 31° 41° 50° 59° 66° 65° 58° 47° 38° 28°


5 6 7 7 9 10 10 9 8 7 5 5

Rain days

8 7 8 8 8 8 6 7 6 7 8 9

Water °F

13° 11°

Boston Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Boston

The best time to visit Boston is probably between May and October. You can expect highs in the 70s°F (20s°C). Summers are busier and more expensive but the lovely and warm weather will make your explorations of this great city even more enjoyable.

Early fall still offers great sightseeing conditions and is less crowded. Winters are very cold and snowy. It is the best time to visit if you are after some winter-snow-fun. But make sure to pack warmclothes and boots with temperatures hovering around the freezing point.

Things to know about Boston

If you still think of Boston as this very old fashioned place full of people with cylinder hats and snobbish students, you really must go and see for yourself that things have changed. Nowadays you will find a modern, happy and colorful city which still has a lot of history to offer too. Below you find a guide taking you through the historic Boston as well as its modern twists. 

Beacon Hill to Chinatown

Faneuil Hall to Harvard

‘Little Eataly’ to Paul Revere House

Public Garden to Trinity Church

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