March weather forecast
Mechanicsville, VA

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Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Mechanicsville, is a refreshing month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

As March arrives, Mechanicsville's weather shows a minor increase in high-temperatures, edging from February's chilly 49.3°F (9.6°C) to a mild 56.1°F (13.4°C). During the month of March, the nighttime temperature falls to an average of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Mechanicsville, the rain falls for 14.8 days. Throughout March, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Mechanicsville, there are 154.5 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Mechanicsville are January through April, November and December. In Mechanicsville, Virginia, in March, snow falls for 1.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.61" (41mm) of snow. In Mechanicsville, Virginia, during the entire year, snow falls for 10.1 days and aggregates up to 7.2" (183mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Mechanicsville, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Mechanicsville, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Mechanicsville, the average sunshine in March is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Mechanicsville is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 3 suggests this advice:
Act with care - The need to guard against sun damage is communicated. Avoiding direct sunlight during midday hours helps reduce the risk from intense UV radiation. Experience reduced UV exposure by about half when donning a wide-brim hat. Take into account! The reflection from snow can nearly double the Sun's UV radiation intensity.
Resources | Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S.

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Mechanicsville in March?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during March are 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in March in Mechanicsville?

In March, the average relative humidity in Mechanicsville is 74%.

How many days does it rain in March in Mechanicsville?

In Mechanicsville, in March, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Mechanicsville in March?

In Mechanicsville, during March, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.61" (41mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Mechanicsville have in March?

In Mechanicsville, Virginia, the average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Mechanicsville?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST. On the last day of the month, in Mechanicsville, Virginia, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Mechanicsville, Virginia, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Mechanicsville?

The average sunshine duration in March in Mechanicsville, Virginia, is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Mechanicsville?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average temperature in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 56.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 38.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average pressure in March - Mechanicsville, 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
Mechanicsville, VA

Average wind speed in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average humidity in March - Mechanicsville, 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 (68%).

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Average rainfall in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average rainfall in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average rainfall days in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average snowfall in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.05").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average snowfall days in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 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
Mechanicsville, VA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average sunshine days in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Mechanicsville, VA

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Mechanicsville, VA

Average cloud cover in March - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Mechanicsville, VA

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

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

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