March weather forecast
Marion, IL

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Marion, Illinois, with temperature in the range of an average high of 55.2°F (12.9°C) and an average low of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

In Marion, the average high-temperature in March rises from a frosty 43.7°F (6.5°C) in February to a cool 55.2°F (12.9°C). In March, in Marion, the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

In Marion, the average relative humidity in March is 77%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout March, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Marion, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.6 days and collects up to 23.03" (585mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Marion. In Marion, Illinois, during March, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of snow. In Marion, Illinois, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.5 days and aggregates up to 4.13" (105mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Marion, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 5:49 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Marion, Illinois, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:17 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in March transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Marion?

In Marion, in March, the average high-temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Marion?

The average relative humidity in March in Marion, Illinois, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in March in Marion?

In March, in Marion, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout March, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Marion?

In Marion, in March, during 1.8 snowfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Marion have in March?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Marion?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 5:49 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Marion, Illinois, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:17 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Marion, Illinois, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Marion have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Marion, Illinois, is 6.4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Marion?

In Marion, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Marion, IL

Average temperature in March - Marion, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 55.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 38.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Marion, IL

Average pressure in March - Marion, 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
Marion, IL

Average wind speed in March - Marion, IL
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (9.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Marion, IL

Average humidity in March - Marion, IL
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Marion, IL

Average rainfall in March - Marion, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in March
Marion, IL

Average rainfall days in March - Marion, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Marion, IL

Average snowfall in March - Marion, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.67"

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

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Average snowfall days in March
Marion, IL

Average snowfall days in March - Marion, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.3 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
Marion, IL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 24min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Marion, IL

Average sunshine days in March - Marion, IL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Marion, IL

Average UV index in March - Marion, 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
Marion, IL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, August and September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Marion, IL

Average visibility in March - Marion, 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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