Harrisburg
Pennsylvania, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Harrisburg, PA

A church, a mosque, and other buildings along State Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
A church, a mosque, and other buildings along State Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with temperature in the range of an average low of 33.1°F (0.6°C) and an average high of 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 40.6°F (4.8°C) in February, to a cool 50.4°F (10.2°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 33.1°F (0.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 60.7%.

Rainfall

In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in March, during 10.9 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Harrisburg, there are 122 rainfall days, and 40.7" (1034.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In Harrisburg, snow falls for 2.6 days, with typically accumulated 5.2" (132.1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, there are 16.8 snowfall days, and 30.6" (777.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is 6.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Harrisburg?

In Harrisburg, in March, the average high-temperature is 50.4°F (10.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.1°F (0.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Harrisburg?

In March, the average relative humidity in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is 60.7%.

How many days does it rain in March in Harrisburg?

In Harrisburg, in March, during 10.9 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Harrisburg?

In Harrisburg, in March, during 2.6 snowfall days, 5.2" (132.1mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Harrisburg?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Harrisburg have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Harrisburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is 4. 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 - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average high temperature in March: 50.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 33°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°F).

Average humidity in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average humidity in March: 60.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (73.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (59.2%).

Average rainfall in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (8.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average snowfall in March: 5.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

Average UV index in March - Harrisburg, PA
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).