Sacramento
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Sacramento, CA

The State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California, under the perfect blue sky
The State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California, under the perfect blue sky
March, the first month of the spring, in Sacramento, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 44.1°F (6.7°C) and 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a comfortable 65.1°F (18.4°C). In Sacramento, the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 71.6%.

Rainfall

In Sacramento, California, during March, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (69.9mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 60.1 rainfall days, and 18.5" (470.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 9h.

UV index

In Sacramento, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Sacramento?

In March, in Sacramento, California, the average high-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Sacramento?

The average relative humidity in March is 71.6%.

How much does it rain in Sacramento in March?

In Sacramento, California, in March, it is raining for 9.1 days, with typically 2.8" (69.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sacramento have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Sacramento?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 18.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (33.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 6.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (3.6°C).

Average humidity in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average humidity in March: 71.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83.3%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (53.2%).

Average rainfall in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 69.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (92.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (10.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average UV index in March - Sacramento, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).