Olympia
Washington, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
March, the first month of the spring, in Olympia, is a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 54°F (12.2°C) and an average low of 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

In Olympia, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a fresh 54°F (12.2°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Olympia, Washington, is 80%.

Rainfall

In Olympia, it is raining for 18.5 days, with typically 5.3" (134.4mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Olympia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.8 days and collects up to 50" (1270mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows in Olympia. During 0.3 snowfall days, Olympia aggregates 0.7" (17.8mm) of snow. In Olympia, Washington, during the entire year, snow falls for 6.3 days, and aggregates up to 10.8" (274.4mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Olympia is 12h.

Sunshine

In Olympia, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Olympia is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 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.

What is the temperature in March in Olympia?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 54°F (12.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Olympia?

In March, the average relative humidity in Olympia, Washington, is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Olympia?

In Olympia, in March, during 18.5 rainfall days, 5.3" (134.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Olympia?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Olympia. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Olympia aggregates 0.7" (17.8mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Olympia?

In Olympia, Washington, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Olympia?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (77.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (44.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (32.6°F).

Average humidity in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (89.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70.8%).

Average rainfall in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average rainfall in March: 5.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (8.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.6").

Average rainfall days in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 18.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (4.6 days).

Average snowfall in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Olympia, WA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.2 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 - Olympia, WA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).