March weather forecast
Jackson, MS

The Capitol building and beautiful tree park in Jackson, Mississippi
The Capitol building and beautiful tree park in Jackson, Mississippi

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Jackson, Mississippi, with an average temperature varying between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a moderate 59.4°F (15.2°C) in February to a comfortable 67.6°F (19.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Jackson, during 14.1 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 152.1 rainfall days, and 29.72" (755mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Jackson, Mississippi, snow does not fall through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Jackson is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 5:58 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:19 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In Jackson, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Jackson?

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

How much does it rain in Jackson in March?

In Jackson, during March, the rain falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Jackson?

In Jackson, Mississippi, snow does not fall in March through December.

Does it snow in Jackson in March?

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

How many hours of daylight does Jackson have in March?

In March, the average day length in Jackson is 12h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Jackson?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 5:58 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Jackson, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:19 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Jackson, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Jackson have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Jackson is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Jackson?

In Jackson, Mississippi, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Jackson, MS

Average temperature in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 67.6°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 49.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Jackson, MS

Average pressure in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in March
Jackson, MS

Average wind speed in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in March
Jackson, MS

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Jackson, MS

Average rainfall in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in March
Jackson, MS

Average rainfall days in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Jackson, MS

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

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

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Average snowfall days in March
Jackson, MS

Average snowfall days in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
The 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
Jackson, MS

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Jackson, MS

Average sunshine days in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Jackson, MS

Average UV index in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Jackson, MS

Average cloud cover in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

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

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Average visibility in March
Jackson, MS

Average visibility in March - Jackson, 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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