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

March weather forecast and climate
Yakima, WA

March, the first month of the spring, in Yakima, is a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 34.7°F (1.5°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C).

Temperature

In Yakima, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases, from a wintry 41.5°F (5.3°C) in February, to a chilly 49.5°F (9.7°C). In March, in Yakima, the average low-temperature is 34.7°F (1.5°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 67%.

Rainfall

In Yakima, during 10.8 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Yakima, during the entire year, the rain falls for 82.2 days and collects up to 5.43" (138mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, September, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 2.1 snowfall days, Yakima aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow. In Yakima, Washington, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.5 days, and aggregates up to 7.8" (198mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 8.5h.

UV index

In Yakima, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Yakima?

In Yakima, Washington, in March, the average high-temperature is 49.5°F (9.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.7°F (1.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Yakima?

The average relative humidity in March in Yakima, Washington, is 67%.

How many days does it rain in March in Yakima?

In Yakima, in March, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Yakima?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Yakima. During 2.1 snowfall days, in March, Yakima aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in March in Yakima, Washington, is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Yakima?

In March, the average sunshine in Yakima, Washington, is 8.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Yakima?

In Yakima, Washington, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Yakima, WA
  • Average high temperature in March: 49.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (60.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (25.5°F).

Average humidity in March - Yakima, WA
  • Average humidity in March: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (39%).

Average rainfall in March - Yakima, WA
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (0.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.08").

Average rainfall days in March - Yakima, WA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (10.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2 days).

Average snowfall in March - Yakima, WA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.76").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Yakima, WA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (5.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Yakima, 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: 8.5h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).