March weather forecast
Saginaw, MI

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Weather in March

The transition from winter to spring takes full force in March, with a decided increase in average temperature. March marks significant backlight with sunshine hours surging to 5.2. The city begins to shrug off the winter blanket, gearing towards a warmer environment. Blossoms start becoming prominent, symbolizing the arrival of a gentler spring season. Residents exchange their thick coats for lighter layers, rejoicing in the season's promise of renewal.

Temperature

Saginaw in March shows a temperature shift, moving from an average high of a subzero cold 29.5°F (-1.4°C) in February to a cold 40.3°F (4.6°C). During March, the average low-temperature is a freezing cold 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 79%.

Rainfall

In Saginaw, in March, during 8.1 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Saginaw, there are 106.2 rainfall days, and 9.96" (253mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Saginaw are January through April, November and December. In Saginaw, in March, during 6.3 snowfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Saginaw, there are 46.6 snowfall days, and 6.5" (165mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Saginaw, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:25 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 8:01 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

In Saginaw, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests these recommendations:
Extended time in the sun generally does not harm most, but those with sensitive skin, infants, and children should always be protected. Avoiding the Sun during its peak radiation time around midday is a healthy practice. Protect your eyes, ears, face, and neck from the Sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat. Mind you! Snow reflection can increase the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

Is March cold in Saginaw?

March temperatures in Saginaw, Michigan, vary between a high-temperature of 40.3°F (4.6°C) and a low-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Saginaw?

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

How much does it rain in Saginaw in March?

In Saginaw, in March, during 8.1 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Saginaw?

In Saginaw, during March, snow falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Saginaw?

The average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Saginaw?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:25 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Saginaw, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 8:01 pm EDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Saginaw?

In Saginaw, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.2h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Saginaw?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Saginaw is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average cloud cover
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Average temperature in March
Saginaw, MI

Average temperature in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.3°F).

Average pressure in March
Saginaw, MI

Average pressure in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Saginaw, MI

Average wind speed in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5mph).

Average humidity in March
Saginaw, MI

Average humidity in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in March
Saginaw, MI

Average rainfall in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.38").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (0.47").

Average rainfall days in March
Saginaw, MI

Average rainfall days in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

Average snowfall in March
Saginaw, MI

Average snowfall in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.77").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Saginaw, MI

Average snowfall days in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Saginaw, MI

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in March
Saginaw, MI

Average sunshine days in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (14.1 days).

Average UV index in March
Saginaw, MI

Average UV index in March - Saginaw, MI
  • 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, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March
Saginaw, MI

Average cloud cover in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in March
Saginaw, MI

Average visibility in March - Saginaw, MI
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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