March weather forecast
Oklahoma City, OK

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The State Capitol Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with flags and a statue outside
The State Capitol Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with flags and a statue outside

Weather in March

Weather in March signifies the advent of spring in Oklahoma City. As the city shakes off the winter chill, a palpable rise in both temperature and rainfall can be expected, building up to the stormy season that typically hits in late spring. The increase in temperature brings with it a subtle shift in wardrobe from heavy winter coats to lighter jackets. Daylight hours also start to extend, providing more sunlight towards the latter part of the day. On the temperature spectrum, the city experiences a high and low temperatures from 62.4°F (16.9°C) to 44.4°F (6.9°C), marking the change in seasons.

Temperature

An increase in the average high-temperature marks March, moving from February's fresh 51.4°F (10.8°C) to a comfortable 62.4°F (16.9°C). Throughout March, Oklahoma City records an average temperature of 44.4°F (6.9°C) at night.

Humidity

In Oklahoma City, the average relative humidity in March is 65%.

Rainfall

In Oklahoma City, in March, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Oklahoma City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 121 days and collects up to 24.96" (634mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Oklahoma City, during March, snow falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 8.1 snowfall days, and 3.54" (90mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:25 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Oklahoma City, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 7:51 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In Oklahoma City, the average sunshine in March is 7.3h.

UV index

In Oklahoma City, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 4 in March leads to these recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. To prevent harmful UV exposure, minimize direct contact with the Sun around midday. A wide-brimmed hat is a shield, deflecting up to 50% of harmful UV radiation from eyes. Stay alert! Snow's reflective properties can almost double the UV radiation from the Sun.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Oklahoma City in March?

The high-temperature in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, during March is 62.4°F (16.9°C) and the low-temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Oklahoma City?

In Oklahoma City, the average relative humidity in March is 65%.

How much does it rain in Oklahoma City in March?

In March, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout March, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Oklahoma City?

In March, it is snowing for 0.8 days. Throughout March, 0.47" (12mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Oklahoma City?

The average day length in March in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Oklahoma City?

On the first day of March in Oklahoma City, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:25 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 7:51 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Oklahoma City, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Oklahoma City?

The average sunshine duration in March is 7.3h.

How high is the UV index in March in Oklahoma City?

In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average temperature in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average high temperature in March: 62.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 44.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average pressure in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average pressure in March: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average wind speed in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average humidity in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average humidity in March: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (60%).

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Average rainfall in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average rainfall in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average rainfall days in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average snowfall in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.47"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.26").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average snowfall days in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 2min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average sunshine days in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average UV index in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average cloud cover in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in March
Oklahoma City, OK

Average visibility in March - Oklahoma City, OK
  • 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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