March weather forecast
Cairo, IL

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a mild month in Cairo, Illinois, with temperature in the range of an average high of 56.8°F (13.8°C) and an average low of 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C) in February to a moderate 56.8°F (13.8°C). In Cairo, in March, the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Cairo are February, March, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Cairo, in March, during 15.4 rainfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 156.3 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Cairo, snow falls for 1.3 days, with typically accumulated 0.98" (25mm) of snow. In Cairo, during the entire year, snow falls for 11.5 days and aggregates up to 4.88" (124mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Cairo is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 5:50 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:18 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In Cairo, the average sunshine in March is 6.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Cairo?

February, March, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in March in Cairo?

In March, the average relative humidity in Cairo is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cairo?

In Cairo, Illinois, during March, the rain falls for 15.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Cairo?

In March, in Cairo, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout March, 0.98" (25mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Cairo have in March?

The average day length in March in Cairo is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Cairo?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 5:50 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Cairo, Illinois, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:18 pm CDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Cairo?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Cairo, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Cairo have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Cairo is 6.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Cairo?

In Cairo, Illinois, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Cairo, IL

Average temperature in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 56.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 40.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Cairo, IL

Average pressure in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Cairo, IL

Average wind speed in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Cairo, IL

Average humidity in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, May and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cairo, IL

Average rainfall in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in March
Cairo, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Cairo, IL

Average snowfall in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.5").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Cairo, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Cairo, IL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 40min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 40min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cairo, IL

Average sunshine days in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cairo, IL

Average UV index in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average UV index in March: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Cairo, IL

Average cloud cover in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in March
Cairo, IL

Average visibility in March - Cairo, IL
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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