Madison
Wisconsin, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Madison, WI

A view of the State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
A view of the State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
March, the first month of the spring, in Madison, is a frosty month, with average temperature ranging between min 24.8°F (-4°C) and max 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Temperature

In Madison, the average high-temperature rises, from a subzero cold 31.1°F (-0.5°C) in February, to a frosty 43.2°F (6.2°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 71.4%.

Rainfall

In Madison, in March, during 10.5 rainfall days, 2.2" (55.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Madison, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.8 days and collects up to 34.5" (875.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Madison. In March, it is snowing for 5.8 days. Throughout March, 7" (177.8mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Madison, Wisconsin, there are 38.7 snowfall days, and 50.9" (1292.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

In Madison, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 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. 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 Madison?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 43.2°F (6.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Madison?

In March, the average relative humidity in Madison is 71.4%.

How much does it rain in Madison in March?

In March, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout March, 2.2" (55.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Madison in March?

In March, in Madison, it is snowing for 5.8 days. Throughout March, 7" (177.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Madison have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Madison have in March?

In Madison, Wisconsin, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Madison?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Madison, Wisconsin, is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Madison, WI
  • Average high temperature in March: 43.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 24.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.1°F).

Average humidity in March - Madison, WI
  • Average humidity in March: 71.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65.8%).

Average rainfall in March - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.2").

Average rainfall days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.2 days).

Average snowfall in March - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall in March: 7"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (13.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in March - Madison, WI
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).