March weather forecast
Gulf Hills, MS

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Weather in March

March marks a significant change in Gulf Hills's weather. With an average high of 69.4°F (20.8°C) and low of 55.9°F (13.3°C), warmer conditions set in. The sea temperature also increases, attracting water sport enthusiasts to Gulf Hills's scenic beaches. Despite being one of the rainiest months of the year, it holds the promise of more sunlight hours. The presence of clouds slightly decreases, and this transitionary month brings brighter days, signaling the onset of spring.

Temperature

March's arrival brings a modest temperature shift, moving from an enjoyable 63.3°F (17.4°C) in February to an agreeable 69.4°F (20.8°C). Throughout March, the nighttime temperature in Gulf Hills averages to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Gulf Hills, during March, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 179.4 rainfall days, and 40.71" (1034mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Gulf Hills.

Ocean temperature

In Gulf Hills, Mississippi, in March, the average water temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).
Note: Most people do not take pleasure in swimming in water at 63.1°F (17.3°C). The difficulty of managing breathing increases as the water temperature dips from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In Gulf Hills, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:54 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:13 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

The average sunshine in March is 7.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Gulf Hills, Mississippi, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: A daily maximum UV index of 5 in March translates into the following instructions:
Undertake precautions - Obligation exists to protect against skin and eye damage. Considering the harmful UV rays from the Sun during midday, it's essential to reduce exposure. Wearing sunglasses with both UVA and UVB protection effectively reduces sun-induced eye damage.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Gulf Hills in March?

The high-temperature, in March, in Gulf Hills, is 69.4°F (20.8°C), while the low-temperature averages to 55.9°F (13.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Gulf Hills?

In March, the average relative humidity in Gulf Hills is 75%.

How much does it rain in Gulf Hills in March?

In Gulf Hills, Mississippi, in March, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gulf Hills?

In Gulf Hills, snow does not fall in February through December.

How cold is the water in March in Gulf Hills?

In Gulf Hills, in March, the average water temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). For most, swimming in 63.1°F (17.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

How many hours of daylight does Gulf Hills have in March?

In Gulf Hills, Mississippi, the average day length in March is 12h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Gulf Hills?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:54 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:13 pm CDT.

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

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 Gulf Hills have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 7.8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Gulf Hills?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Gulf Hills is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average temperature in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 69.4°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 55.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average pressure in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average wind speed in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average humidity in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average rainfall in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average rainfall days in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average snowfall in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average snowfall days in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average sea temperature in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average sea temperature in March: 63.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (56.5°F).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average sunshine days in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.8 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are July and August (5.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average UV index in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average cloud cover in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • Average cloud cover in March: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in March
Gulf Hills, MS

Average visibility in March - Gulf Hills, MS
  • 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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