Boston March Weather History

 

Mar 3-5  19.8 inches of snow, 1960.
Greatest 24 hour total, 17.7 inches, 1960
15.5 inches of snow, 1891
Mar 4-5 2 million dollar damage to shore property between Boston and Salem due to northeast gales and high tides, 1947
2 to 4 feet of snow over interior New England, 1947
Mar 5 Highest snow depth 19 inches, 1960
Mar 4-6 3 consecutive days (longest in March) of minimum temperatures at or below 10F, 1948
Mar 6 Lowest temperature, -8F, 1872
6 to 18 inches snow over interior New England with northwest gale, 1920
Mar 7 Winter seasonal snow record eclipses 96.3 inches, 1996.  Record set just two years prior (1993-1994).
Lowest pressure ever in March, 28.45 inches, 1932
Mar 8 100 inch winter snow season barrier broken, 1996
Mar 9 Highest pressure in March, 31.02 inches, 1943
Mar 10 Spectacular sleet storm lasted 11 hours with 2 inches accumulation, 1964
Mar 11-13 11.4 inches of snow and deep drifts, 1939
Mar 11-14 Blizzard of 1888 dumps 12.0 inches Boston and up to 40 inches over central Connecticut with violent gales
Mar 13-14 12.8 inches of snow, 1993, "superstorm"
Mar 17 Earliest date of the last seasonal 32 degree temperature or lower reading in Boston (freeze), 1952
Mar 17-18 Greatest 24 hour precipitation in March, 4.13 inches, 1968
Mar 17-19 Heavy rains and record flooding in southeastern New England, 1968
Mar 18 12 inches of snow, 1872
Mar 19-20 13.3 inches of snow, 1956
Mar 29 Easter snowstorm occurred with 7.3 inches, 1970 (greatest for Easter)
Warmest temperature, 86F, 1945