March is the beginning of the mild spring season in North Carolina. The atmosphere is a little damp with 4" (102mm) to 6" (152mm) of rainfall, and at least ten wet days. The average high temperatures are between 51°F (10.6°C) to 64°F (17.8°C), while the average low temperatures are in the 29°F (-1.7°C) to 45°F (7.2°C) range. Asheville in the western mountains has temperatures in the mild 37°F (2.8°C) to 58°F (14.4°C), while Southport on the coast is warm between 43°F (6.1°C) to 68°F (20°C). The snow disappears from the ground and is noticeable only in the high mountains. The lighthouses provide a fantastic view of the surrounding landscape, and the beaches offer an ideal relaxation during the spring break. The freshwater roars through the narrow streams and the high waterfalls. Paddle the calm waters of the rivers and lakes while enjoying the scenery. Although the cold season is over, a rain jacket provides comfort in the wet and windy conditions. North Carolina offers refreshingly warm days and cool nights with the advance of the spring season in March.