March weather forecast
Monroe, LA

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Weather in March

March ushers in the essence of spring in Monroe with mild temperatures taking over from February's chill. Notably, the city is drenched under 3.66" (93mm) of rain across 15.2 days, making it one of the wettest months of the year. Simultaneously, daylight hours extend to 12 hours, offering ample time to witness the burgeoning greenery. As the temperature rises, the wind speed also ticks up to 7.6mph (12.2km/h). The arrival of flocks of migratory birds signifies the advent of spring in this month.

Temperature

A gentle upsurge in temperatures occurs in Monroe as February gives way to March, with average highs shifting from a mild 58.1°F (14.5°C) to an enjoyable 66.4°F (19.1°C). An average low-temperature of 49.6°F (9.8°C) is observed during March nights.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Monroe is 80%.

Rainfall

In Monroe, in March, it is raining for 15.2 days, with typically 3.66" (93mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Monroe, Louisiana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149.8 days and collects up to 35.51" (902mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Monroe. March is the last month it regularly snows in Monroe. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Monroe aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Monroe, during the entire year, snow falls for 2.1 days and aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:06 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:28 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Monroe is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Monroe, Louisiana, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 5 in March leads to these recommendations:
Undertake precautions - Guarding against sun damage is counselled. It's crucial to reduce time in the direct Sun around mid-day due to the intense solar radiation. For excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck, consider a wide-brim hat. Be alert! Nearly double the UV rays from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are March temperatures in Monroe?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Monroe during March are 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in March in Monroe?

In Monroe, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Monroe?

In Monroe, in March, during 15.2 rainfall days, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Monroe?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Monroe. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Monroe aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Monroe have in March?

In Monroe, Louisiana, the average day length in March is 12h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Monroe?

On the first day of March in Monroe, Louisiana, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:06 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:28 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Monroe, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Monroe have in March?

In Monroe, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Monroe?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Monroe is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Monroe, LA

Average temperature in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average high temperature in March: 66.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 49.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.4°F).

Average pressure in March
Monroe, LA

Average pressure in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Monroe, LA

Average wind speed in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (5.3mph).

Average humidity in March
Monroe, LA

Average humidity in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

Average rainfall in March
Monroe, LA

Average rainfall in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.66"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

Average rainfall days in March
Monroe, LA

Average rainfall days in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in March
Monroe, LA

Average snowfall in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Monroe, LA

Average snowfall days in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Monroe, LA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in March
Monroe, LA

Average sunshine days in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.2 days).

Average UV index in March
Monroe, LA

Average UV index in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average UV index in March: 5

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

Average cloud cover in March
Monroe, LA

Average cloud cover in March - Monroe, LA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and October (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in March
Monroe, LA

Average visibility in March - Monroe, LA
  • 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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