Grand Rapids
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Grand Rapids, MI

The vast cityscape of Grand Rapids, a moderately large town in Michigan, and two visible bridges across the river, on a warm and cool, cloudy day
The vast cityscape of Grand Rapids, a moderately large town in Michigan, and two visible bridges across the river, on a warm and cool, cloudy day
March, the first month of the spring, in Grand Rapids, is a cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 42.1°F (5.6°C) and min 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

In Grand Rapids, the average high-temperature rises, from a freezing cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C) in February, to a cold 42.1°F (5.6°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Humidity

In Grand Rapids, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Grand Rapids is March when the rain falls for 8.2 days and typically collects 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In March, in Grand Rapids, it is snowing for 6.5 days. Throughout March, 0.51" (13mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Grand Rapids, there are 44.5 snowfall days, and 5.51" (140mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Grand Rapids, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Grand Rapids?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Grand Rapids, is 42.1°F (5.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Grand Rapids?

The average relative humidity in March in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in March in Grand Rapids?

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, in March, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 0.47" (12mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Grand Rapids?

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 8.2 days and typically collects 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Grand Rapids?

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, during March, snow falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Grand Rapids have in March?

In Grand Rapids, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Grand Rapids have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is 5.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Grand Rapids?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average high temperature in March: 42.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.7°F).

Average humidity in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.14").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.47").

Average rainfall days in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.57").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

Average UV index in March - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).