March weather forecast
Springfield, IL

The Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, Illinois
The Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, Illinois

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Springfield, is a fresh month, with an average temperature ranging between min 35.4°F (1.9°C) and max 50.9°F (10.5°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a wintry 38.3°F (3.5°C) in February to a fresh 50.9°F (10.5°C). In Springfield, the average low-temperature is 35.4°F (1.9°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout March, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Springfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140.2 days and collects up to 23.27" (591mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In March, it is snowing for 3.2 days. Throughout March, 1.22" (31mm) of snow is accumulated. In Springfield, Illinois, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.1 days and aggregates up to 7.48" (190mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Springfield, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March in Springfield, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:50 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:21 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Springfield is 6.5h.

UV index

In Springfield, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Springfield?

In Springfield, in March, the average high-temperature is 50.9°F (10.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.4°F (1.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Springfield?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Springfield?

In March, in Springfield, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout March, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Springfield in March?

In Springfield, Illinois, in March, during 3.2 snowfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Springfield have in March?

In March, the average day length in Springfield is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Springfield?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:50 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:21 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Springfield have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Springfield?

In Springfield, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Springfield, IL

Average temperature in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 50.9°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: 35.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Springfield, IL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Springfield, IL

Average wind speed in March - Springfield, 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
Springfield, IL

Average humidity in March - Springfield, 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
Springfield, IL

Average rainfall in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (1.18").

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Average rainfall days in March
Springfield, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Springfield, IL

Average snowfall in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.22"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.24").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Springfield, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.5 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
Springfield, IL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Springfield, IL

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

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Springfield, IL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Springfield, IL

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

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

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Average visibility in March
Springfield, IL

Average visibility in March - Springfield, 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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