March weather forecast
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a moderate month in Charlotte, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a fresh 53.6°F (12°C) in February to a mild 60.4°F (15.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Humidity

In Charlotte, the average relative humidity in March is 73%.

Rainfall

In Charlotte, during 12.3 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Charlotte, there are 145.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Charlotte aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Charlotte, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.8 days and aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Charlotte is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:18 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 7:43 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, the average relative humidity in March is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, in March, during 12.3 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Charlotte?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Charlotte. During 0.6 snowfall days, in March, Charlotte aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Charlotte have in March?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Charlotte?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:18 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 7:43 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Charlotte, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Charlotte?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in March in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Charlotte, NC

Average temperature in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 60.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 42.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Charlotte, NC

Average pressure in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in March
Charlotte, NC

Average wind speed in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Charlotte, NC

Average humidity in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Charlotte, NC

Average rainfall in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in March
Charlotte, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Charlotte, NC

Average snowfall in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.79").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Charlotte, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Charlotte, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Charlotte, NC

Average UV index in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Charlotte, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Charlotte, NC

Average visibility in March - Charlotte, NC
  • 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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