March weather forecast and climate
Olympia, WA

The calm Capitol Lake overlooking the Washington State Capitol building in Olympia, Washington
The calm Capitol Lake overlooking the Washington State Capitol building in Olympia, Washington

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Olympia, is a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 51.1°F (10.6°C) and an average low of 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a cool 51.1°F (10.6°C). In Olympia, the average low-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Humidity

In Olympia, Washington, the average relative humidity is 86%.

Rainfall

In Olympia, during 20.4 rainfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Olympia, Washington, there are 177.4 rainfall days, and 37.05" (941mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.3 snowfall days, Olympia aggregates 1.06" (27mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Olympia, there are 8.7 snowfall days, and 5.31" (135mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Olympia, Washington, the average sunshine is 5.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Olympia?

In Olympia, in March, the average high-temperature is 51.1°F (10.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Olympia?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Olympia?

In March, in Olympia, the rain falls for 20.4 days. Throughout March, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Olympia?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Olympia, Washington. During 1.3 snowfall days, in March, Olympia aggregates 1.06" (27mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Olympia have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Olympia have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Olympia, Washington, is 5.1h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Olympia?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Olympia is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Olympia, WA

Average temperature in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average high temperature in March: 51.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (33.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Olympia, WA

Average pressure in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (30.01").

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Average wind speed in March
Olympia, WA

Average wind speed in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and November (4.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (3.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Olympia, WA

Average humidity in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average humidity in March: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Olympia, WA

Average rainfall in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (5.79").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in March
Olympia, WA

Average rainfall days in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 20.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (5.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Olympia, WA

Average snowfall in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.06"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.32").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Olympia, WA

Average snowfall days in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.3 days).
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
Olympia, WA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Olympia, WA

Average sunshine days in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Olympia, WA

Average UV index in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Olympia, WA

Average cloud cover in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 64

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 65).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in March
Olympia, WA

Average visibility in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

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

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