March weather forecast
Sacramento, CA

The State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California
The State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Sacramento, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 63.3°F (17.4°C) and min 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a comfortable 63.3°F (17.4°C). In March, in Sacramento, the average low-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 75%, March is the most humid month.

Rainfall

March is the month with the most rainfall in Sacramento. Rain falls for 12.4 days and accumulates 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:58 pm PST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:28 pm PDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

Sunshine

In Sacramento, the average sunshine in March is 7.4h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Sacramento?

In Sacramento, in March, the average high-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Sacramento?

March is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in March in Sacramento?

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

What is the rainiest month in Sacramento?

The month with the most rainfall in Sacramento is March, when the rain falls for 12.4 days and typically aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Sacramento in March?

In Sacramento, California, in March, during 12.4 rainfall days, 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Sacramento have in March?

In March, the average day length in Sacramento is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Sacramento?

On the first day of March in Sacramento, California, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 5:58 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:28 pm PDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Sacramento?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Sacramento is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Sacramento?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Sacramento, CA

Average temperature in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 63.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (54.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 43.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (41.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Sacramento, CA

Average pressure in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Sacramento, CA

Average wind speed in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average wind speed in March: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are September and November (5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Sacramento, CA

Average humidity in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (45%).

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Average rainfall in March
Sacramento, CA

Average rainfall in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.34"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in March
Sacramento, CA

Average rainfall days in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.2 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Sacramento, CA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Sacramento, CA

Average sunshine days in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Sacramento, CA

Average UV index in March - Sacramento, CA
  • 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, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Sacramento, CA

Average cloud cover in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in March
Sacramento, CA

Average visibility in March - Sacramento, CA
  • 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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