March weather forecast
Grand Rapids, MN

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Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, with an average temperature ranging between min 19.4°F (-7°C) and max 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

March sees a temperature increase, moving from a subzero cold 19.9°F (-6.7°C) in February to a cold 34.2°F (1.2°C). Grand Rapids's March nights cool down to an average low-temperature of 19.4°F (-7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 88%.

Rainfall

In Grand Rapids, during March, the rain falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation. In Grand Rapids, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.8 days and collects up to 18.94" (481mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Grand Rapids, in March, during 16.1 snowfall days, 5.35" (136mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Grand Rapids, during the entire year, snow falls for 106.1 days and aggregates up to 36.73" (933mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:00 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Grand Rapids, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:42 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 Grand Rapids, the average sunshine in March is 3.8h.

UV index

In Grand Rapids, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: An average UV index of 2 in March transforms into this advice:
Infants, children, and people with sensitive skin should always have protection against lengthy periods of sun exposure. It's recommended to limit sun exposure when its radiation is at its peak during midday. Wearing a wide-brim hat can block approximately 50% of UV radiation, protecting the eyes. Mind this! Nearly twice the UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by the snow.
Updated: Jul 10, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

How cold is March?

In Grand Rapids, 34.2°F (1.2°C) is the average high-temperature and 19.4°F (-7°C) is the average low-temperature during March.

What is the average humidity in March?

In March, the average relative humidity is 88%.

How many days does it rain in March?

In Grand Rapids, during March, the rain falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Grand Rapids in March?

In March, it is snowing for 16.1 days. Throughout March, 5.35" (136mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 57min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:00 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:42 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, 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 Grand Rapids have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Grand Rapids is 3.8h.

How high is the UV index in March?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average cloud cover
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Average temperature in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average temperature in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.2°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 (15.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.4°F).

Average pressure in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average pressure in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average wind speed in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average wind speed in March: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

Average humidity in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average humidity in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average humidity in March: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (70%).

Average rainfall in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average rainfall in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.91").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.75").

Average rainfall days in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average rainfall days in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

Average snowfall in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average snowfall in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average snowfall in March: 5.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.2").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average snowfall days in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average snowfall days in March: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average sunshine days in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average sunshine days in March: 10.2 days

The months with the most sunshine days are August and September (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.1 days).

Average UV index in March
Grand Rapids, MN

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average cloud cover in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average cloud cover in March: 70

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in March
Grand Rapids, MN

Average visibility in March - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are May and June (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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