March weather forecast and climate
Charleston, West VA

The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
March, the first month of the spring, in Charleston, is a fresh month, with average temperature fluctuating between 36.3°F (2.4°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February, to a cool 52.3°F (11.3°C). In March, in Charleston, West Virginia, the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 79%.

Rainfall

In Charleston, during 15.7 rainfall days, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Charleston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.4 days and collects up to 34.06" (865mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Charleston, West Virginia. In Charleston, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 3.66" (93mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 46.8 snowfall days, and 22.01" (559mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Charleston, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

UV index

In Charleston, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, in March, the average high-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Charleston?

In March, the average relative humidity in Charleston is 79%.

How much does it rain in Charleston in March?

In March, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout March, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Charleston?

In Charleston, during March, snow falls for 7.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Charleston?

The average sunshine in March in Charleston, West Virginia, is 5.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 52.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.3°F).

Average pressure in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

Average wind speed in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

Average humidity in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

Average rainfall in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11 days).

Average snowfall in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.66"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.51").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

Average sunshine days in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 9.8 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.4 days).

Average UV index in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

Average visibility in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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