March weather forecast and climate
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Columbus, is a frosty month, with average temperature fluctuating between 33.8°F (1°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a wintry 37.6°F (3.1°C) in February, to a chilly 49.1°F (9.5°C). In March, in Columbus, Ohio, the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

Humidity

In Columbus, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.3 days and collects up to 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Columbus are January through April, October through December. In Columbus, Ohio, snow falls for 5.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.01" (51mm) of snow. In Columbus, during the entire year, snow falls for 42.3 days, and aggregates up to 12.28" (312mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Columbus?

In March, in Columbus, Ohio, the average high-temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in March?

In Columbus, Ohio, in March, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Columbus?

In Columbus, in March, during 5.6 snowfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in March?

In Columbus, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Columbus, OH

Average temperature in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in March: 49.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 33.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Columbus, OH

Average pressure in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in March
Columbus, OH

Average wind speed in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Columbus, OH

Average humidity in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Columbus, OH

Average rainfall in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in March
Columbus, OH

Average rainfall days in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Columbus, OH

Average snowfall in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.01"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.31").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Columbus, OH

Average snowfall days in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.9 days).
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
Columbus, OH

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Columbus, OH

Average sunshine days in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Columbus, OH

Average UV index in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Columbus, OH

Average cloud cover in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average cloud cover in March: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Columbus, OH

Average visibility in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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