March weather forecast and climate
Indianapolis, IN

The magnificent Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana with the surrounding cityscape
The magnificent Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana with the surrounding cityscape
The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Indianapolis, Indiana, with average temperature varying between 50°F (10°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

In Indianapolis, the average high-temperature in March rises, from a cold 38.3°F (3.5°C) in February, to a cool 50°F (10°C). In Indianapolis, the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Humidity

In Indianapolis, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Indianapolis, during March, the rain falls for 12.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 146.4 rainfall days, and 21.14" (537mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Indianapolis. In Indianapolis, in March, during 3.8 snowfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Indianapolis, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.1 days, and aggregates up to 7.87" (200mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 12h.

Sunshine

In Indianapolis, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Indianapolis is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 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.

What is the temperature in March in Indianapolis?

In March, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the average high-temperature is 50°F (10°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Indianapolis?

The average relative humidity in March in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Indianapolis?

In Indianapolis, Indiana, during March, the rain falls for 12.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Indianapolis?

In Indianapolis, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Indianapolis?

The average sunshine in March in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Indianapolis?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Indianapolis is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average high temperature in March: 50°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average pressure in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

Average wind speed in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

Average humidity in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.68").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.22").

Average rainfall days in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.28").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • 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: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

Average sunshine days in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.1 days).

Average UV index in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average UV index in March: 3

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

Average cloud cover in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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