March weather forecast
Gainesville, VA

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Gainesville, Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 36°F (2.2°C) and 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C) in February to a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 36°F (2.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Gainesville is 74%.

Rainfall

In Gainesville, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Gainesville, Virginia, there are 157.5 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Gainesville. In Gainesville, Virginia, in March, snow falls for 2.5 days, with typically accumulated 2.64" (67mm) of snow. In Gainesville, during the entire year, snow falls for 15.8 days and aggregates up to 11.5" (292mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:32 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 6.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Gainesville?

The average relative humidity in March is 74%.

How much does it rain in Gainesville in March?

In Gainesville, Virginia, in March, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Gainesville in March?

In Gainesville, in March, during 2.5 snowfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in March in Gainesville, Virginia, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Gainesville?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:32 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gainesville have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 6.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Gainesville?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Gainesville is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Gainesville, VA

Average temperature in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gainesville, VA

Average pressure in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Gainesville, VA

Average wind speed in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average wind speed in March: 7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gainesville, VA

Average humidity in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gainesville, VA

Average rainfall in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gainesville, VA

Average rainfall days in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Gainesville, VA

Average snowfall in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.64"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.7").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Gainesville, VA

Average snowfall days in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gainesville, VA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gainesville, VA

Average sunshine days in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gainesville, VA

Average UV index in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, 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
Gainesville, VA

Average cloud cover in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in March
Gainesville, VA

Average visibility in March - Gainesville, VA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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