March weather forecast and climate
Raleigh, NC

The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
March, the first month of the spring, in Raleigh, is a moderate month, with average temperature fluctuating between 42.6°F (5.9°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in February, to a moderate 59.5°F (15.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Humidity

January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In Raleigh, during March, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation. In Raleigh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.2 days and collects up to 32.2" (818mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.9 snowfall days, in March, Raleigh aggregates 0.55" (14mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Raleigh, there are 5.7 snowfall days, and 3.82" (97mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 7.2h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, in March, the average high-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Raleigh?

Months with the lowest humidity in Raleigh, North Carolina, are January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

What is the average humidity in March in Raleigh?

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

How much does it rain in Raleigh in March?

In Raleigh, North Carolina, in March, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Raleigh?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Raleigh, North Carolina. During 0.9 snowfall days, in March, Raleigh aggregates 0.55" (14mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in March in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Raleigh?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Raleigh?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Raleigh is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 59.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 42.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

Average pressure in March - Raleigh, 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 (29.96").

Average wind speed in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April, June, July and November (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.13").

Average rainfall days in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.55"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.46").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.5 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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