March weather forecast
Sidney, MT

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Weather in March

In March, Sidney, Montana begins to experience a significant shift in weather. Amid the occasional rainfall, bouts of sunshine transform the city from a winter wonderland to an inviting spring paradise. There is a decrease in snowfall days from 8.7 in March, signaling the end of the winter chills. The increasing daylight hours and the ambiance of blooming flora give the city an invigorated look. Patches of green grass become visible as the snow recedes.

Temperature

March's onset brings a noticeable temperature rise, soaring from a freezing cold 23.9°F (-4.5°C) in February to a wintry 39.7°F (4.3°C). March nights in Sidney cool down to an average low-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

In Sidney, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

Rainfall

In Sidney, in March, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Sidney, during the entire year, the rain falls for 85.7 days and collects up to 8.5" (216mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, it is snowing for 8.7 days. Throughout March, 1.5" (38mm) of snow is accumulated. In Sidney, during the entire year, snow falls for 56.1 days and aggregates up to 8.94" (227mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Sidney is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 5:42 pm MST. On the last day of March, in Sidney, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:25 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In Sidney, the average sunshine in March is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests these recommendations:
Children, infants, and individuals with sensitive skin should be constantly protected from extended sun exposure. Avoiding the Sun during its peak radiation time around midday is a healthy practice. Limit sun-induced ocular harm with sunglasses that feature UVA and UVB filtration. Be attentive! The reflective property of snow can nearly double the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

Is March cold in Sidney?

During March, Sidney experiences an average high-temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C) and a low-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Sidney?

In Sidney, Montana, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How much does it rain in Sidney in March?

In Sidney, Montana, in March, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Sidney in March?

In Sidney, Montana, during March, snow falls for 8.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sidney have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Sidney?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 5:42 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:25 pm MDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Sidney, Montana, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Sidney have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Sidney, Montana, is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in March in Sidney?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Sidney is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average cloud cover
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Average temperature in March
Sidney, MT

Average temperature in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

Average pressure in March
Sidney, MT

Average pressure in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Sidney, MT

Average wind speed in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and October (11.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (9.2mph).

Average humidity in March
Sidney, MT

Average humidity in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (45%).

Average rainfall in March
Sidney, MT

Average rainfall in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.24").

Average rainfall days in March
Sidney, MT

Average rainfall days in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.4 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (3.2 days).

Average snowfall in March
Sidney, MT

Average snowfall in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.77").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Sidney, MT

Average snowfall days in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Sidney, MT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sidney, MT
  • 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 30min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in March
Sidney, MT

Average sunshine days in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (15.8 days).

Average UV index in March
Sidney, MT

Average UV index in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and February (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March
Sidney, MT

Average cloud cover in March - Sidney, MT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 18).

Average visibility in March
Sidney, MT

Average visibility in March - Sidney, MT
  • 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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