March weather forecast
Hartford, CT

The city of Hartford, Connecticut with the roads leading to the town, and trees on roadsides
The city of Hartford, Connecticut with the roads leading to the town, and trees on roadsides

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Hartford, Connecticut, with an average temperature fluctuating between 43.9°F (6.6°C) and 29.5°F (-1.4°C).

Temperature

In Hartford, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a wintry 35.8°F (2.1°C) in February to a chilly 43.9°F (6.6°C). In Hartford, the average low-temperature is 29.5°F (-1.4°C).

Humidity

In Hartford, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

Rainfall

In March, in Hartford, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout March, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 113.2 rainfall days, and 10.24" (260mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Hartford, snow falls for 4.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.06" (27mm) of snow. In Hartford, during the entire year, snow falls for 21.5 days and aggregates up to 4.45" (113mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 5:40 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:14 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.2h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Hartford?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Hartford, is 43.9°F (6.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 29.5°F (-1.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Hartford?

In Hartford, Connecticut, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Hartford in March?

In Hartford, during March, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Hartford?

In Hartford, Connecticut, in March, snow falls for 4.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.06" (27mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Hartford have in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Hartford?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 5:40 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:14 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Hartford have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Hartford is 6.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Hartford?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in March in Hartford?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Hartford is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Hartford, CT

Average temperature in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average high temperature in March: 43.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 29.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Hartford, CT

Average pressure in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Hartford, CT

Average wind speed in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (8.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Hartford, CT

Average humidity in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Hartford, CT

Average rainfall in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.83"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and July (1.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in March
Hartford, CT

Average rainfall days in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Hartford, CT

Average snowfall in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.06"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.14").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Hartford, CT

Average snowfall days in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Hartford, CT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 12min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Hartford, CT

Average sunshine days in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.9 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and November (20.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (16.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Hartford, CT

Average UV index in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Hartford, CT

Average cloud cover in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in March
Hartford, CT

Average visibility in March - Hartford, CT
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, May, June, July, August and September (5mi).

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