March weather forecast
Indianapolis, IN

The magnificent Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana with the surrounding cityscape
The magnificent Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana with the surrounding cityscape

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Indianapolis, Indiana, with temperature in the range of an average low of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average high of 50°F (10°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Indianapolis 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

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Indianapolis is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 6:36 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 8:07 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Indianapolis is 6.2h.

UV index

In Indianapolis, Indiana, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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. 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 temperature in March in Indianapolis?

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

What is the average humidity in March in Indianapolis?

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

How much does it rain in Indianapolis in March?

In Indianapolis, Indiana, in March, during 12.9 rainfall days, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Indianapolis in March?

In Indianapolis, during March, snow falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Indianapolis have in March?

The average day length in March in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Indianapolis?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 6:36 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 8:07 pm EDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Indianapolis?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Indianapolis is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in March in Indianapolis?

In Indianapolis, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Indianapolis, IN

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).

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Average pressure in March
Indianapolis, IN

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

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

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Average wind speed in March
Indianapolis, IN

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).

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Average humidity in March
Indianapolis, IN

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%).

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Average rainfall in March
Indianapolis, IN

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").

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Average rainfall days in March
Indianapolis, IN

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).

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Average snowfall in March
Indianapolis, IN

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

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

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Average snowfall days in March
Indianapolis, IN

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • 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 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Indianapolis, IN

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).

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Average UV index in March
Indianapolis, IN

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Indianapolis, IN

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).

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Average visibility in March
Indianapolis, IN

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

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

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