March weather forecast
Waynesville, NC

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The townscape of Waynesville in North Carolina
The townscape of Waynesville in North Carolina

Weather in March

As March arrives, the chilly grip of winter starts relaxing, making way for a bit of a reprieve. A significant decrease in snowfall to 1.73" (44mm) signals the advent of the spring season. March registers a visible increase in daylight hours, bringing with it the promise of incoming warmer months. The city gently transitions towards milder weather, flowers begin blooming, and Waynesville gradually awakens from its wintery slumber.

Temperature

As March arrives, a slight rise in the average high-temperature is observed, moving from a chilly 46°F (7.8°C) in February to a cool 52.5°F (11.4°C). During the month of March, Waynesville experiences a steady low-temperature average of 34.9°F (1.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 80%.

Rainfall

In March, in Waynesville, the rain falls for 16.5 days. Throughout March, 3.39" (86mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Waynesville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196.9 days and collects up to 43.43" (1103mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Waynesville, in March, snow falls for 4.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.73" (44mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 31.4 snowfall days, and 14.84" (377mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Waynesville is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:27 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 7:53 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

In Waynesville, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 3 transforms into these recommendations:
Exercise prudence. Persons with fair skin could be burned in under 30 minutes. When the Sun is at its strongest around midday, find shade and limit exposure. To cut down UV radiation exposure by about half, sport a wide-brim hat. Be alert to the fact! The reflection from snow can nearly double the UV radiation of the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in March in Waynesville?

March temperatures in Waynesville, North Carolina, vary between a high-temperature of 52.5°F (11.4°C) and a low-temperature of 34.9°F (1.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Waynesville?

In March, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Waynesville?

In March, in Waynesville, the rain falls for 16.5 days. Throughout March, 3.39" (86mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Waynesville in March?

In Waynesville, North Carolina, during March, snow falls for 4.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.73" (44mm) of snow.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Waynesville?

On the first day of March in Waynesville, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:27 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 7:53 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Waynesville, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Waynesville?

In Waynesville, North Carolina, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Waynesville?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Waynesville, NC

Average temperature in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 52.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Waynesville, NC

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

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Waynesville, NC

Average wind speed in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Waynesville, NC

Average humidity in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Waynesville, NC

Average rainfall in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.83").

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Average rainfall days in March
Waynesville, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Waynesville, NC

Average snowfall in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.73"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.45").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Waynesville, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Waynesville, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 9.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.8 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are June and July (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Waynesville, NC

Average UV index in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Waynesville, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 43).

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Average visibility in March
Waynesville, NC

Average visibility in March - Waynesville, NC
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, July, August and September (4mi).

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