March weather forecast
Sturgis, SD

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Sturgis, South Dakota, with an average temperature varying between 45°F (7.2°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a wintry 32.7°F (0.4°C) in February to a chilly 45°F (7.2°C). In Sturgis, in March, the average low-temperature is 28.6°F (-1.9°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In Sturgis, during March, the rain falls for 10.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sturgis, there are 126.3 rainfall days, and 16.77" (426mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Sturgis, during March, snow falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.71" (145mm) of snow. In Sturgis, South Dakota, during the entire year, snow falls for 62.1 days and aggregates up to 36.26" (921mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:42 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:20 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In Sturgis, the average sunshine in March is 7.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Sturgis is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Sturgis?

The average relative humidity in March in Sturgis, South Dakota, is 71%.

How much does it rain in Sturgis in March?

In Sturgis, in March, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Sturgis in March?

In Sturgis, in March, snow falls for 9.1 days, with typically accumulated 5.71" (145mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sturgis have in March?

The average day length in March in Sturgis, South Dakota, is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Sturgis?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 5:42 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:20 pm MDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Sturgis have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Sturgis is 7.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Sturgis?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Sturgis, South Dakota, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Sturgis, SD

Average temperature in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average high temperature in March: 45°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (18°F).

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Average pressure in March
Sturgis, SD

Average pressure in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Sturgis, SD

Average wind speed in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Sturgis, SD

Average humidity in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average humidity in March: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (49%).

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Average rainfall in March
Sturgis, SD

Average rainfall in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in March
Sturgis, SD

Average rainfall days in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Sturgis, SD

Average snowfall in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average snowfall in March: 5.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (8.23").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Sturgis, SD

Average snowfall days in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 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
Sturgis, SD

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Sturgis, SD

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

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Sturgis, SD

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Sturgis, SD

Average cloud cover in March - Sturgis, SD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 38

The months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in March
Sturgis, SD

Average visibility in March - Sturgis, 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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