March weather forecast
Asheville, NC

A colorful townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina
A colorful townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Asheville, is a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 55.6°F (13.1°C) and an average low of 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Temperature

In Asheville, North Carolina, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a chilly 48.9°F (9.4°C) in February to a mild 55.6°F (13.1°C). In Asheville, in March, the average low-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Asheville, during 14.4 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 153.8 rainfall days, and 30.12" (765mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Asheville, North Carolina, during March, snow falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Asheville, there are 12.1 snowfall days, and 11.77" (299mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Asheville, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 6:25 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 7:50 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Asheville is 7.2h.

UV index

In Asheville, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 temperature in March in Asheville?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Asheville, is 55.6°F (13.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Asheville?

In March, the average relative humidity in Asheville, North Carolina, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Asheville in March?

In Asheville, North Carolina, in March, during 14.4 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Asheville in March?

In Asheville, in March, during 2 snowfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In March, the average day length is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Asheville?

On the first day of March in Asheville, North Carolina, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 6:25 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 7:50 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Asheville?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Asheville, North Carolina, is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in March in Asheville?

In Asheville, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Asheville, NC

Average temperature in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 55.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Asheville, NC

Average pressure in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Asheville, NC

Average wind speed in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (6.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Asheville, NC

Average humidity in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Asheville, NC

Average rainfall in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.54").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in March
Asheville, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Asheville, NC

Average snowfall in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.02"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.21").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Asheville, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Asheville, NC

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Asheville, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Asheville, NC

Average UV index in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Asheville, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in March
Asheville, NC

Average visibility in March - Asheville, NC
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, June, July and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, March, April, May, August, September, October and December (5mi).

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