March weather forecast
Opelika, AL

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Opelika, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 66.6°F (19.2°C) and an average low of 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C) in February to an enjoyable 66.6°F (19.2°C). In Opelika, the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Opelika, during March, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 173.9 rainfall days, and 37.64" (956mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. March is the last month it regularly snows in Opelika. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Opelika aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. In Opelika, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.9 days and aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Opelika, Alabama, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Opelika, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:00 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In Opelika, the average sunshine in March is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Opelika, Alabama, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Opelika?

In Opelika, Alabama, in March, the average high-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Opelika?

In March, the average relative humidity in Opelika is 75%.

How many days does it rain in March in Opelika?

In March, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout March, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Opelika?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Opelika. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Opelika aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Opelika?

The average day length in March is 12h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Opelika?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Opelika, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:00 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Opelika, Alabama, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Opelika?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Opelika is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Opelika?

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

Average temperature in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average high temperature in March: 66.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 47.3°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Opelika, AL

Average pressure in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.1"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Opelika, AL

Average wind speed in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Opelika, AL

Average humidity in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Opelika, AL

Average rainfall in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.95"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in March
Opelika, AL

Average rainfall days in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Opelika, AL

Average snowfall in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.31").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Opelika, AL

Average snowfall days in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 3min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Opelika, AL

Average sunshine days in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.9 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Opelika, AL

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Opelika, AL

Average cloud cover in March - Opelika, AL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Opelika, AL

Average visibility in March - Opelika, 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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