Richmond
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Richmond, VA

River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
March, the first month of the spring, in Richmond, is a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 37°F (2.8°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a fresh 51.3°F (10.7°C) in February, to a mild 60.1°F (15.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Richmond, is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 63%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, Virginia, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 4" (102.6mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Richmond, Virginia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 43.6" (1107.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond. In March, it is snowing for 0.8 days. Throughout March, 0.6" (15.2mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Richmond, Virginia, there are 6.1 snowfall days, and 10.3" (261.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 7.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Richmond?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 60.1°F (15.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Richmond?

In March, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 63%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in March?

In Richmond, Virginia, during March, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 4" (102.6mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Richmond in March?

In March, in Richmond, it is snowing for 0.8 days. Throughout March, 0.6" (15.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in March?

In Richmond, the average sunshine in March is 7.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Richmond?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Richmond, Virginia, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 60°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.3°F).

Average humidity in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in March: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.8%).

Average rainfall in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.8").

Average rainfall days in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.8 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).