March weather forecast and climate
Madison, WI

The State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
The State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Madison, Wisconsin, with average temperature fluctuating between 41.5°F (5.3°C) and 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

In Madison, the average high-temperature rises, from a subzero cold 27.3°F (-2.6°C) in February, to a wintry 41.5°F (5.3°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

In Madison, Wisconsin, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

January, March, November and December are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 4.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Madison, in March, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Madison, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.6 days, and aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Madison, Wisconsin, the average sunshine in March is 5.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Madison is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Madison?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Madison, is 41.5°F (5.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Madison?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Madison?

In Madison, in March, it is raining for 4.2 days, with typically 0.24" (6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Madison?

Months with the least rainfall in Madison are January, March, November and December Rain falls for 4.2 days and accumulates 0.24" (6mm) of rain.

How many days does it snow in March in Madison?

In Madison, in March, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Madison have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Madison?

In March, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Madison?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison, Wisconsin, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Madison, WI

Average temperature in March - Madison, WI
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Madison, WI

Average pressure in March - Madison, WI
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in March
Madison, WI

Average wind speed in March - Madison, WI
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Madison, WI

Average humidity in March - Madison, WI
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Madison, WI

Average rainfall in March - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.63").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March, November and December (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in March
Madison, WI

Average rainfall days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (6.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Madison, WI

Average snowfall in March - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.94").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Madison, WI

Average snowfall days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Madison, WI

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Madison, WI
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Madison, WI

Average sunshine days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average sunshine days in March: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (27 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (19.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Madison, WI

Average UV index in March - Madison, WI
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Madison, WI

Average cloud cover in March - Madison, WI
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in March
Madison, WI

Average visibility in March - Madison, WI
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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