Chapel Hill
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Chapel Hill, NC

Red flowers and green trees around the Old Well at the iconic UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on a sunny and calm day with scanty clouds in the sky
Red flowers and green trees around the Old Well at the iconic UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on a sunny and calm day with scanty clouds in the sky
March, the first month of the spring, in Chapel Hill, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 37.6°F (3.1°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In Chapel Hill, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 53.8°F (12.1°C) in February, to a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Rainfall

In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 4.5" (114.6mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 122.5 rainfall days, and 47.3" (1201.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Chapel Hill. March is the last month it regularly snows in Chapel Hill. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Chapel Hill aggregates 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow. In Chapel Hill, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.2 days, and aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

What is the temperature in March in Chapel Hill?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Chapel Hill, is 61.7°F (16.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Chapel Hill?

In March, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout March, 4.5" (114.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Chapel Hill?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Chapel Hill aggregates 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Chapel Hill?

The average length of the day in March in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is 12h.
Average temperature in March - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 61.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.6°F).

Average rainfall in March - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 4.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.3").

Average rainfall days in March - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.9 days).

Average snowfall in March - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).