March weather forecast
Columbus, MS

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Columbus, is a comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 64.4°F (18°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In Columbus, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderate 56.8°F (13.8°C) in February, to a comfortable 64.4°F (18°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Columbus is 78%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.4 days and collects up to 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Columbus, Mississippi, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

UV index

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Columbus?

The average relative humidity in March in Columbus is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Columbus?

In March, in Columbus, Mississippi, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout March, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Columbus?

March through November are months without snowfall in Columbus.

Does it snow in Columbus in March?

In March, in Columbus, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in March?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Columbus?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbus, Mississippi, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Columbus, MS

Average temperature in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 47.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Columbus, MS

Average pressure in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in March
Columbus, MS

Average wind speed in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Columbus, MS

Average humidity in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.94"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, April and December (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in March
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall days in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall days in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Columbus, MS

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Columbus, MS

Average sunshine days in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average sunshine days in March: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Columbus, MS

Average UV index in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Columbus, MS

Average cloud cover in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average cloud cover in March: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Columbus, MS

Average visibility in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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