March weather forecast and climate
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

The first month of the spring, March, is a pleasant month in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with average temperature fluctuating between 52.5°F (11.4°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Baton Rouge, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout March, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is 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

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

Daylight

In Baton Rouge, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In Baton Rouge, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Baton Rouge is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Baton Rouge?

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

How much does it rain in Baton Rouge in March?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in March, during 13.7 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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?

The average length of the day in March in Baton Rouge is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Baton Rouge have in March?

In Baton Rouge, the average sunshine in March is 7.4h.

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

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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"

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

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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").
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).
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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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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).
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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
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

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

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

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