March weather forecast
Baton Rouge, LA

Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Baton Rouge, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature varying between 52.5°F (11.4°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a comfortable 63.5°F (17.5°C) in February to a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C). In Baton Rouge, the average low-temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C).

Humidity

In Baton Rouge, the average relative humidity in March is 79%.

Rainfall

In Baton Rouge, during 13.7 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Baton Rouge, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.1 days and collects up to 36.1" (917mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through November are months without snowfall in Baton Rouge.

Daylight

In Baton Rouge, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:03 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:22 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 is 7.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Baton Rouge is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in March interpret into the following advice:
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 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in March, the average high-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Baton Rouge?

In March, the average relative humidity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Baton Rouge in March?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in March, it is raining for 13.7 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, snow does not fall in February through November.

What is the average length of the day in March in Baton Rouge?

In March, the average day length is 12h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Baton Rouge?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:03 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:22 pm CDT.

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

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 Baton Rouge have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 7.4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Baton Rouge?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. 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
Baton Rouge, LA

Average temperature in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average high temperature in March: 71.2°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 52.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average pressure in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average wind speed in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average humidity in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average rainfall in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average rainfall days in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average snowfall in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average snowfall days in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average sunshine days in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are July and August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average UV index in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average cloud cover in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Baton Rouge, LA

Average visibility in March - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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