March weather forecast and climate
Pierre, SD

The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park
The Capitol Dome building in Pierre, South Dakota, set in a beautiful tree park
March, the first month of the spring, in Pierre, is a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 44.1°F (6.7°C) and an average low of 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Temperature

In Pierre, the average high-temperature increases considerably, from a subzero cold 28.8°F (-1.8°C) in February, to a chilly 44.1°F (6.7°C). In Pierre, the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Humidity

In Pierre, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Pierre, it is raining for 7.3 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Pierre, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.5 days and collects up to 13.7" (348mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Pierre, snow falls for 5.2 days, with typically accumulated 2.13" (54mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Pierre, there are 41.4 snowfall days, and 13.07" (332mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Pierre, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Pierre is 6.7h.

UV index

In Pierre, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Pierre?

In Pierre, South Dakota, in March, the average high-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Pierre?

In March, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Pierre in March?

In Pierre, in March, it is raining for 7.3 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Pierre?

In March, in Pierre, it is snowing for 5.2 days. Throughout March, 2.13" (54mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Pierre have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Pierre, South Dakota, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pierre have in March?

In Pierre, the average sunshine in March is 6.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Pierre?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Pierre is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°F).

Average pressure in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"

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

Average wind speed in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February and August (9.9mph).

Average humidity in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (52%).

Average rainfall in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

Average rainfall days in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.13"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.66").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.7h

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

Average sunshine days in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 18.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.7 days).

Average UV index in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March - Pierre, SD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 19).

Average visibility in March - Pierre, SD
  • 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).