March weather forecast
Durham, NC

The amazing skyscape of Durham City in North Carolina
The amazing skyscape of Durham City in North Carolina

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a mild month in Durham, North Carolina, with an average temperature varying between 59°F (15°C) and 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Temperature

In Durham, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a cool 52.3°F (11.3°C) in February to a moderate 59°F (15°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Durham, North Carolina, is 74%.

Rainfall

In Durham, in March, it is raining for 13.9 days, with typically 2.32" (59mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Durham, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.7 days and collects up to 29.41" (747mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. March is the last month it regularly snows in Durham. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Durham aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Durham, there are 5.2 snowfall days, and 4.41" (112mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Durham is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 6:10 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 7:36 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 is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Durham?

In March, in Durham, the average high-temperature is 59°F (15°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Durham?

The average relative humidity in March in Durham is 74%.

How much does it rain in Durham in March?

In Durham, North Carolina, in March, it is raining for 13.9 days, with typically 2.32" (59mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Durham?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Durham. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Durham aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

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

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Durham?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 6:10 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Durham, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 7:36 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Durham have in March?

In Durham, North Carolina, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Durham?

In Durham, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Durham, NC

Average temperature in March - Durham, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 41.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.2°F).

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Average pressure in March
Durham, NC

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Durham, NC

Average wind speed in March - Durham, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Durham, NC

Average humidity in March - Durham, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Durham, NC

Average rainfall in March - Durham, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.32"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in March
Durham, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Durham, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Durham, NC

Average snowfall in March - Durham, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.93").
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
Durham, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Durham, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Durham, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Durham, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Durham, NC

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Durham, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Durham, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Durham, NC

Average visibility in March - Durham, 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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