March weather forecast
Bismarck, ND

The historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
The historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Bismarck, is a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 37.9°F (3.3°C) and 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases considerably from a freezing cold 22.3°F (-5.4°C) in February to a wintry 37.9°F (3.3°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Bismarck, during March, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 105.9 rainfall days, and 15" (381mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Bismarck. In Bismarck, North Dakota, in March, snow falls for 10.8 days, with typically accumulated 4.25" (108mm) of snow. In Bismarck, during the entire year, snow falls for 73.7 days and aggregates up to 23.11" (587mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Bismarck, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 6:28 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Bismarck, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 8:10 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In Bismarck, the average sunshine in March is 5.5h.

UV index

In Bismarck, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 average humidity in March in Bismarck?

In March, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, during March, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Bismarck in March?

In March, in Bismarck, it is snowing for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 4.25" (108mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Bismarck have in March?

In March, the average day length in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 11h and 57min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Bismarck?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 6:28 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 8:10 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Bismarck have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 5.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Bismarck?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Bismarck, ND

Average temperature in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average high temperature in March: 37.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Bismarck, ND

Average pressure in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Bismarck, ND

Average wind speed in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average wind speed in March: 10mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Bismarck, ND

Average humidity in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (55%).

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Average rainfall in March
Bismarck, ND

Average rainfall in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in March
Bismarck, ND

Average rainfall days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Bismarck, ND

Average snowfall in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.25"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Bismarck, ND

Average snowfall days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.7 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
Bismarck, ND

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Bismarck, ND

Average sunshine days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Bismarck, ND

Average UV index in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Bismarck, ND

Average cloud cover in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 60).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in March
Bismarck, ND

Average visibility in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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