March weather forecast
Rochester, IL

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Rochester, Illinois, with average temperature varying between 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 36°F (2.2°C).

Temperature

In Rochester, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 38.3°F (3.5°C) in February, to a fresh 51.3°F (10.7°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 36°F (2.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Rochester, in March, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.61" (41mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Rochester, there are 141.7 rainfall days, and 22.72" (577mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Rochester, Illinois,, during 2.9 snowfall days, 0.91" (23mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Rochester, during the entire year, snow falls for 27.9 days, and aggregates up to 6.14" (156mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Rochester is 6.5h.

UV index

In Rochester, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 average humidity in March in Rochester?

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

How much does it rain in Rochester in March?

In Rochester, Illinois, in March, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.61" (41mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Rochester in March?

In Rochester, during March, snow falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Rochester have in March?

In Rochester, Illinois, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Rochester?

In March, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Rochester?

In Rochester, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Rochester, IL

Average temperature in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 51.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Rochester, IL

Average pressure in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in March
Rochester, IL

Average wind speed in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Rochester, IL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Rochester, IL

Average rainfall in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.61"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.64").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (1.14").

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Average rainfall days in March
Rochester, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.2 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Rochester, IL

Average snowfall in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.91"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.85").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Rochester, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.3 days).
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
Rochester, IL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Rochester, IL

Average sunshine days in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in March
Rochester, IL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Rochester, IL

Average cloud cover in March - Rochester, IL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 55).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Rochester, IL

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

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

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