Fort Smith
Arkansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Fort Smith, AR

The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Fort Smith, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between max 64.8°F (18.2°C) and min 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Temperature

In Fort Smith, the average high-temperature in March increases, from a moderate 55.4°F (13°C) in February, to a comfortable 64.8°F (18.2°C). In Fort Smith, in March, the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is 63.9%.

Rainfall

In Fort Smith, Arkansas, during March, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (97.8mm) of precipitation. In Fort Smith, Arkansas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.2 days and collects up to 45.5" (1154.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Fort Smith are January through March and December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Fort Smith, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Fort Smith?

In Fort Smith, in March, the average high-temperature is 64.8°F (18.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Fort Smith?

In March, the average relative humidity in Fort Smith is 63.9%.

How many days does it rain in March in Fort Smith?

In March, in Fort Smith, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout March, 3.9" (97.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Fort Smith?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, in March, Fort Smith aggregates 0.6" (15.2mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Fort Smith?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Smith have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 6.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Fort Smith?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Smith is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (93.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 41.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29°F).

Average humidity in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average humidity in March: 63.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (71.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (63.8%).

Average rainfall in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (2.6").

Average rainfall days in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in March - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).