Jackson
Mississippi, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Jackson, MS

The view of the Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi, from a beautiful tree park
The view of the Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi, from a beautiful tree park
The first month of the spring, March, is a pleasant month in Jackson, Mississippi, with average temperature fluctuating between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

In Jackson, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a mild 60.4°F (15.8°C) in February, to an agreeable 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 71.1%, March is the least humid month in Jackson.

Rainfall

In Jackson, during March, the rain falls for 9.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 5" (128mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 108.6 rainfall days, and 54.1" (1375.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Jackson, Mississippi, is 7.2h.

UV index

In Jackson, Mississippi, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Jackson?

In March, in Jackson, the average high-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

What is the least humid month in Jackson?

With an average relative humidity of 71.1%, March is the least humid month in Jackson, Mississippi.

What is the average humidity in March in Jackson?

In Jackson, the average relative humidity in March is 71.1%.

How many days does it rain in March in Jackson?

In Jackson, Mississippi, in March, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 5" (128mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Jackson?

In March, the average sunshine in Jackson, Mississippi, is 7.2h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Jackson?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Jackson, Mississippi, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 68.5°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 45.3°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 (35.3°F).

Average humidity in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average humidity in March: 71.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (77.3%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71.1%).

Average rainfall in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (5.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (3").

Average rainfall days in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average UV index in March - Jackson, MS
  • Average UV index in March: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).