March weather forecast
Atlanta, GA

Beautiful sky and cityscape of Atlanta in Georgia, USA
Beautiful sky and cityscape of Atlanta in Georgia, USA

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Atlanta, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 45.5°F (7.5°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

In Atlanta, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a fresh 55°F (12.8°C) in February to an enjoyable 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 45.5°F (7.5°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Atlanta, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout March, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Atlanta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134.6 days and collects up to 14.72" (374mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Atlanta. March is the last month it regularly snows in Atlanta. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Atlanta aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Atlanta, during the entire year, snow falls for 2.3 days and aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Atlanta is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 6:34 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Atlanta, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 7:57 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Atlanta, the average sunshine in March is 7.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Atlanta?

The average relative humidity in March in Atlanta is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March in Atlanta?

In Atlanta, Georgia, in March, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 0.87" (22mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Atlanta?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Atlanta aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

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

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Atlanta?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 6:34 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 7:57 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Atlanta have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Atlanta is 7.1h.

How high is the UV index in March in Atlanta?

In Atlanta, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Atlanta, GA

Average temperature in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average high temperature in March: 63.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 45.5°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 (34.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Atlanta, GA

Average pressure in March - Atlanta, GA
  • 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 (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Atlanta, GA

Average wind speed in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Atlanta, GA

Average humidity in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Atlanta, GA

Average rainfall in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.32").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in March
Atlanta, GA

Average rainfall days in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Atlanta, GA

Average snowfall in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
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
Atlanta, GA

Average snowfall days in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.9 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
Atlanta, GA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 6min

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

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Average sunshine days in March
Atlanta, GA

Average sunshine days in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Atlanta, GA

Average UV index in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Atlanta, GA

Average cloud cover in March - Atlanta, GA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Atlanta, GA

Average visibility in March - Atlanta, GA
  • 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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