March weather forecast
Sheffield, IL

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Sheffield, Illinois, with an average temperature fluctuating between 32.4°F (0.2°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a cold 33.3°F (0.7°C) in February to a frosty 47.1°F (8.4°C). In Sheffield, the average low-temperature is 32.4°F (0.2°C).

Humidity

In Sheffield, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

Rainfall

In Sheffield, it is raining for 12.7 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sheffield, Illinois, there are 147.2 rainfall days, and 29.17" (741mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Sheffield are January through April, October through December. In Sheffield, Illinois, during 4.5 snowfall days, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sheffield, there are 37 snowfall days, and 12.91" (328mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Sheffield, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:49 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:22 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 Sheffield, Illinois, the average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Sheffield is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 temperature in March in Sheffield?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sheffield, is 47.1°F (8.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.4°F (0.2°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Sheffield?

In Sheffield, Illinois, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Sheffield?

In Sheffield, during March, the rain falls for 12.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Sheffield in March?

In Sheffield, Illinois, during March, snow falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.61" (41mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sheffield have in March?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Sheffield?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:49 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Sheffield, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:22 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Sheffield, Illinois, 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 Sheffield have in March?

In Sheffield, Illinois, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Sheffield?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Sheffield, Illinois, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Sheffield, IL

Average temperature in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 47.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 32.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Sheffield, IL

Average pressure in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Sheffield, IL

Average wind speed in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Sheffield, IL

Average humidity in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Sheffield, IL

Average rainfall in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.45").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in March
Sheffield, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Sheffield, IL

Average snowfall in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.66").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Sheffield, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.4 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
Sheffield, IL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Sheffield, IL

Average sunshine days in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Sheffield, IL

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Sheffield, IL

Average cloud cover in March - Sheffield, IL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Sheffield, IL

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

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

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