March weather forecast
Winston-Salem, NC

Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina
Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a moderate month in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an average temperature varying between 40.3°F (4.6°C) and 58.1°F (14.5°C).

Temperature

In Winston-Salem, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a cool 50.4°F (10.2°C) in February to a mild 58.1°F (14.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Winston-Salem, is 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In March, in Winston-Salem, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout March, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Winston-Salem, during the entire year, the rain falls for 159 days and collects up to 30.83" (783mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Winston-Salem. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1 snowfall days, in March, Winston-Salem aggregates 0.75" (19mm) of snow. In Winston-Salem, during the entire year, snow falls for 7.2 days and aggregates up to 7.05" (179mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 6:15 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 7:42 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

The average sunshine in March is 7.1h.

UV index

In Winston-Salem, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Winston-Salem?

In March, the average relative humidity in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, during March, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Winston-Salem?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1 snowfall days, in March, Winston-Salem aggregates 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, the average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Winston-Salem?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 6:15 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Winston-Salem, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 7:42 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Winston-Salem?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Winston-Salem, 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 Winston-Salem have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is 7.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Winston-Salem?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Winston-Salem is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average temperature in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 58.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 40.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Winston-Salem, NC

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Winston-Salem, NC

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average humidity in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

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

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Average rainfall in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average rainfall in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average snowfall in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.24").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.7 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
Winston-Salem, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 45min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.8 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average UV index in March - Winston-Salem, 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, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 42

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 42).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Winston-Salem, NC

Average visibility in March - Winston-Salem, 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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