Charlotte
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
March, the first month of the spring, in Charlotte, is a moderate month, with average temperature fluctuating between 42.6°F (5.9°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a cool 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

The average relative humidity in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 73%.

Rainfall

In Charlotte, during March, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 145.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Charlotte aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Charlotte, there are 3.8 snowfall days, and 2.17" (55mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, in March, the average high-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Charlotte?

In March, the average relative humidity is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Charlotte?

In March, in Charlotte, North Carolina, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout March, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Charlotte?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 March, the average length of the day in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Charlotte?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Charlotte?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is October (1.3").

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

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

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

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

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).