March weather forecast
Fort Atkinson, IA

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Fort Atkinson, is a wintry month, with an average temperature ranging between min 26.8°F (-2.9°C) and max 41°F (5°C).

Temperature

In Fort Atkinson, Iowa, the average high-temperature in March soars, from a freezing cold 26.1°F (-3.3°C) in February, to a wintry 41°F (5°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Fort Atkinson is 81%.

Rainfall

In Fort Atkinson, during March, the rain falls for 10.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation. In Fort Atkinson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149 days and collects up to 30.59" (777mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Fort Atkinson are January through May, October through December. In Fort Atkinson, in March, snow falls for 8.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.95" (75mm) of snow. In Fort Atkinson, during the entire year, snow falls for 60.9 days and aggregates up to 24.37" (619mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 5:56 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Fort Atkinson, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:32 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 Fort Atkinson, the average sunshine in March is 5.8h.

UV index

In Fort Atkinson, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 average humidity in March in Fort Atkinson?

The average relative humidity in March in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Fort Atkinson in March?

In Fort Atkinson, in March, it is raining for 10.7 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Fort Atkinson?

In March, in Fort Atkinson, it is snowing for 8.8 days. Throughout March, 2.95" (75mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Fort Atkinson?

In Fort Atkinson, Iowa, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Fort Atkinson?

On the first day of March in Fort Atkinson, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 5:56 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:32 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, 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 Fort Atkinson have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, is 5.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Fort Atkinson?

In Fort Atkinson, Iowa, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average temperature in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average high temperature in March: 41°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average pressure in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average wind speed in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average humidity in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average rainfall in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (5.04").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average rainfall days in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.7 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average snowfall in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.95"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.98").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average snowfall days in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.3 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
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 3min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average sunshine days in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average UV index in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average cloud cover in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Fort Atkinson, IA

Average visibility in March - Fort Atkinson, IA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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