March weather forecast
Joliet, IL

A unique shot of cars, trees, and buildings along a street in the town of Joliet, Illinois
A unique shot of cars, trees, and buildings along a street in the town of Joliet, Illinois

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Joliet, is a chilly month, with an average temperature ranging between min 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and max 46.2°F (7.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from a wintry 33.4°F (0.8°C) in February to a chilly 46.2°F (7.9°C). In Joliet, in March, the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Joliet, during 12.6 rainfall days, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Joliet, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.6 days and collects up to 32.72" (831mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Joliet are January through April, November and December. In March, in Joliet, it is snowing for 5 days. Throughout March, 1.65" (42mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 38.2 snowfall days, and 14.61" (371mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Joliet, Illinois, is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 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 Joliet, the average sunshine in March is 6.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Joliet is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Joliet?

The average relative humidity in March in Joliet, Illinois, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Joliet in March?

In Joliet, during March, the rain falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Joliet in March?

In Joliet, Illinois, during March, snow falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Joliet have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Joliet?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Joliet, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:16 pm CDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Joliet have in March?

In Joliet, Illinois, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.1h.

How high is the UV index in March in Joliet?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Joliet, Illinois, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Joliet, IL

Average temperature in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 46.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Joliet, IL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Joliet, IL

Average wind speed in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Joliet, IL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Joliet, IL

Average rainfall in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in March
Joliet, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Joliet, IL

Average snowfall in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.65"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Joliet, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Joliet, IL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Joliet, IL

Average sunshine days in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Joliet, IL

Average UV index in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (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
Joliet, IL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 60).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in March
Joliet, IL

Average visibility in March - Joliet, IL
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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