March weather forecast
Elmhurst, IL

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Elmhurst, Illinois, with temperature in the range of an average low of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and an average high of 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a cold 32.4°F (0.2°C) in February to a chilly 44.2°F (6.8°C). In Elmhurst, Illinois, the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In March, in Elmhurst, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout March, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elmhurst, there are 149.4 rainfall days, and 25.08" (637mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elmhurst are January through May, October through December. In Elmhurst, during 6.3 snowfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 45.8 snowfall days, and 14.25" (362mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Elmhurst is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 5:41 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:16 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 average humidity in March in Elmhurst?

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

How much does it rain in Elmhurst in March?

In Elmhurst, Illinois, in March, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Elmhurst?

In March, in Elmhurst, it is snowing for 6.3 days. Throughout March, 1.18" (30mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Elmhurst?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 5:41 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Elmhurst, Illinois, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:16 pm CDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Elmhurst?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Elmhurst?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Elmhurst is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average temperature in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°F).

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Average pressure in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average pressure in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average wind speed in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average humidity in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average rainfall in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (1.14").

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Average rainfall days in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average snowfall in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.86").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.4 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
Elmhurst, IL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average sunshine days in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average UV index in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • 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 and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average cloud cover in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Elmhurst, IL

Average visibility in March - Elmhurst, IL
  • 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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