Bismarck
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bismarck, ND

An across the park view of the historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
An across the park view of the historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Bismarck, North Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19.4°F (-7°C) and an average high of 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a subzero cold 28.2°F (-2.1°C) in February, to a wintry 40.5°F (4.7°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Humidity

In Bismarck, the average relative humidity is 69.9%.

Rainfall

In Bismarck, it is raining for 7.9 days, with typically 0.9" (22.1mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bismarck, there are 97.7 rainfall days, and 17.9" (453.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Bismarck are January through May, September through December. In Bismarck, in March, snow falls for 6.4 days, with typically accumulated 9.1" (231.1mm) of snow. In Bismarck, during the entire year, snow falls for 45.2 days, and aggregates up to 51.2" (1300.5mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Bismarck, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, in March, the average high-temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Bismarck?

In March, the average relative humidity is 69.9%.

How many days does it rain in March in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, during March, the rain falls for 7.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9" (22.1mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, in March, snow falls for 6.4 days, with typically accumulated 9.1" (231.1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Bismarck have in March?

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bismarck have in March?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, the average sunshine in March is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Bismarck?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.2°F).

Average humidity in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average humidity in March: 69.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (60.1%).

Average rainfall in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4").

Average rainfall days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (6.6 days).

Average snowfall in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall in March: 9.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).