March weather forecast and climate
Cottondale, AL

March, the first month of the spring, in Cottondale, is an enjoyable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 64.9°F (18.3°C) and an average low of 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderate 57.2°F (14°C) in February, to a comfortable 64.9°F (18.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Cottondale, Alabama, is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

In Cottondale, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout March, 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cottondale, there are 169.8 rainfall days, and 39.96" (1015mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows in Cottondale. During 0.2 snowfall days, Cottondale aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Cottondale, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.2 days, and aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Cottondale is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.5h.

UV index

In Cottondale, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, in March, the average high-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, Alabama, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, Alabama, in March, during 15 rainfall days, 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Cottondale?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Cottondale. During 0.2 snowfall days, in March, Cottondale aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Cottondale have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Cottondale is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Cottondale?

In Cottondale, Alabama, the average sunshine in March is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Cottondale?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 47.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

Average pressure in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.6mph).

Average humidity in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.24").

Average rainfall days in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.71").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

Average sunshine days in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

Average UV index in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in March - Cottondale, AL
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).