March weather forecast
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Montpelier, Vermont, with an average temperature fluctuating between 19.9°F (-6.7°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°C).

Temperature

In Montpelier, Vermont, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a subzero cold 25.9°F (-3.4°C) in February to a wintry 34.3°F (1.3°C). In Montpelier, in March, the average low-temperature is 19.9°F (-6.7°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Montpelier, Vermont, is 86%.

Rainfall

In Montpelier, during 11.4 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Montpelier, Vermont, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.6 days and collects up to 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Montpelier, during 18.5 snowfall days, 9.45" (240mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Montpelier, Vermont, there are 107.7 snowfall days, and 58.82" (1494mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Montpelier is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:16 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 4h.

UV index

In Montpelier, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, the average relative humidity in March is 86%.

How much does it rain in Montpelier in March?

In Montpelier, in March, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Montpelier in March?

In Montpelier, in March, during 18.5 snowfall days, 9.45" (240mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Montpelier have in March?

The average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Montpelier?

On the first day of March in Montpelier, Vermont, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:16 pm EDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Montpelier?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 4h.

How high is the UV index in March in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Montpelier, VT

Average temperature in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Montpelier, VT

Average pressure in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Montpelier, VT

Average wind speed in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average wind speed in March: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Montpelier, VT

Average humidity in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average humidity in March: 86%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Montpelier, VT

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in March
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall days in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in March: 9.45"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (13.31").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall days in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 18.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Montpelier, VT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Montpelier, VT

Average sunshine days in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 7.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Montpelier, VT

Average UV index in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Montpelier, VT

Average cloud cover in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 68

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in March
Montpelier, VT

Average visibility in March - Montpelier, VT
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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