Montpelier
Vermont, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Montpelier, Vermont, with temperature in the range of an average high of 39°F (3.9°C) and an average low of 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

Temperature

In Montpelier, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a subzero cold 30.4°F (-0.9°C) in February, to a cold 39°F (3.9°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

Rainfall

In Montpelier, Vermont, during 11.3 rainfall days, 2.4" (60.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.6 rainfall days, and 37.3" (946.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Montpelier. In Montpelier, Vermont, during March, snow falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 16.8" (426.7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 50.2 snowfall days, and 94.2" (2392.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Montpelier is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Montpelier?

In Montpelier, Vermont, in March, the average high-temperature is 39°F (3.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, in March, during 11.3 rainfall days, 2.4" (60.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Montpelier in March?

In March, in Montpelier, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout March, 16.8" (426.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Montpelier?

In March, the average sunshine in Montpelier is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, Vermont, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in March: 39°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 18.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average rainfall in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2").

Average rainfall days in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (14.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (10.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in March: 16.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (22.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).