March weather forecast
Decatur, AL

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Decatur, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in February to an enjoyable 61.3°F (16.3°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, in Decatur, the rain falls for 15.4 days. Throughout March, 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 177.6 rainfall days, and 43.11" (1095mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Decatur. March is the last month it regularly snows in Decatur. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Decatur aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. In Decatur, Alabama, during the entire year, snow falls for 7.4 days and aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Decatur, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 5:43 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Decatur, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:08 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.2h.

UV index

In Decatur, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Decatur?

The average relative humidity in March in Decatur, Alabama, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Decatur in March?

In Decatur, Alabama, in March, it is raining for 15.4 days, with typically 3.78" (96mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Decatur?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Decatur aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Decatur have in March?

In Decatur, the average day length in March is 12h and 0min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Decatur?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 5:43 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Decatur, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:08 pm CDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Decatur?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Decatur, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Decatur have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Decatur?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Decatur is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Decatur, AL

Average temperature in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average high temperature in March: 61.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 44.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Decatur, AL

Average pressure in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Decatur, AL

Average wind speed in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Decatur, AL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Decatur, AL

Average rainfall in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.78"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.45").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (2.48").

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Average rainfall days in March
Decatur, AL

Average rainfall days in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Decatur, AL

Average snowfall in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.24"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.55").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Decatur, AL

Average snowfall days in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Decatur, AL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Decatur, AL

Average sunshine days in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Decatur, AL

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Decatur, AL

Average cloud cover in March - Decatur, AL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Decatur, AL

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

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

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