March weather forecast and climate
Petrel, ND

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Petrel, North Dakota, with average temperature ranging between max 41.4°F (5.2°C) and min 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Temperature

In Petrel, North Dakota, the average high-temperature in March increases considerably, from a subzero cold 26.8°F (-2.9°C) in February, to a cold 41.4°F (5.2°C). In Petrel, the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Petrel, during 6.7 rainfall days, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Petrel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 101.3 days and collects up to 14.25" (362mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Petrel, North Dakota, are January through May, October through December. In March, in Petrel, it is snowing for 9.8 days. Throughout March, 3.03" (77mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 65.8 snowfall days, and 21.42" (544mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Petrel, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Petrel?

In March, the average high-temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Petrel?

In March, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How much does it rain in Petrel in March?

In Petrel, during March, the rain falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Petrel in March?

In Petrel, North Dakota, during March, snow falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Petrel have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Petrel?

In March, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

How high is the UV index in March in Petrel?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.4°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 (25.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.7°F).

Average pressure in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

Average wind speed in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.6mph).

Average humidity in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (51%).

Average rainfall in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

Average rainfall days in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.9 days).

Average snowfall in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.03"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.53").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average sunshine days in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.7 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March - Petrel, ND
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 52).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in March - Petrel, ND
  • 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).