March weather forecast
Clark, SD

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Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is an icy month in Clark, South Dakota, with an average temperature varying between 23.7°F (-4.6°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C).

Temperature

As March begins, there is a noticeable increase in the average high-temperature, soaring from a freezing cold 22.5°F (-5.3°C) in February to a cold 38.1°F (3.4°C). Throughout the nights in March, Clark experiences an average low-temperature of 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Clark is 82%.

Rainfall

In Clark, during March, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation. In Clark, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.3 days and collects up to 18.78" (477mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Clark are January through May, October through December. In March, in Clark, it is snowing for 10 days. Throughout March, 2.2" (56mm) of snow is accumulated. In Clark, during the entire year, snow falls for 64.3 days and aggregates up to 17.56" (446mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Clark, South Dakota, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 6:19 pm CST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 7:57 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

The average sunshine in March in Clark is 5.4h.

UV index

In Clark, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transforms into the following instructions:
Despite most people tolerating extended sun exposure, it is critical to always protect those with sensitive skin, infants, and children. To protect against the Sun's most potent rays, avoid direct exposure around midday. Select sunglasses that boast both UVA and UVB protection to limit the adverse effects of the sun on the eyes. Heed this! Snow reflection can almost augment the UV radiation of the sun by double.
Resources | Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S.

Frequently asked questions

How cold does it get in Clark in March?

During March, Clark experiences an average high-temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C) and a low-temperature of 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Clark?

In Clark, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in March is 82%.

How much does it rain in Clark in March?

In Clark, during March, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Clark in March?

In Clark, South Dakota, during March, snow falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Clark have in March?

In Clark, South Dakota, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Clark?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 6:19 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Clark, South Dakota, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 7:57 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Clark, South Dakota, 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 Clark?

In Clark, South Dakota, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Clark?

In Clark, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Clark, SD

Average temperature in March - Clark, SD
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Clark, SD

Average pressure in March - Clark, SD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Clark, SD

Average wind speed in March - Clark, SD
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Clark, SD

Average humidity in March - Clark, SD
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are September and October (68%).

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Average rainfall in March
Clark, SD

Average rainfall in March - Clark, SD
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.19").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in March
Clark, SD

Average rainfall days in March - Clark, SD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Clark, SD

Average snowfall in March - Clark, SD
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.2"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and December (3.74").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Clark, SD

Average snowfall days in March - Clark, SD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Clark, SD

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Clark, SD
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Clark, SD

Average sunshine days in March - Clark, SD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Clark, SD

Average UV index in March - Clark, SD
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Clark, SD

Average cloud cover in March - Clark, SD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in March
Clark, SD

Average visibility in March - Clark, SD
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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