Springfield
Illinois, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Springfield, IL

The Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, Illinois, on a partially sunny autumn day
The Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, Illinois, on a partially sunny autumn day
March, the first month of the spring, in Springfield, is a cool month, with average temperature fluctuating between 50.9°F (10.5°C) and 35.4°F (1.9°C).

Temperature

In Springfield, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 38.3°F (3.5°C) in February, to a cool 50.9°F (10.5°C). In Springfield, in March, the average low-temperature is 35.4°F (1.9°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Springfield, Illinois, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Springfield, during March, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation. In Springfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140.2 days and collects up to 23.27" (591mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In March, it is snowing for 3.2 days. Throughout March, 1.22" (31mm) of snow is accumulated. In Springfield, Illinois, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.1 days, and aggregates up to 7.48" (190mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Springfield is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Springfield?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 50.9°F (10.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 35.4°F (1.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Springfield?

In March, the average relative humidity in Springfield, Illinois, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Springfield in March?

In Springfield, during March, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Springfield?

In Springfield, in March, during 3.2 snowfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Springfield have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Springfield is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Springfield?

In Springfield, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average high temperature in March: 10.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 1.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.2°C).

Average humidity in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average rainfall in March: 42mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (69mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (30mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average snowfall in March: 31mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (57mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

Average UV index in March - Springfield, IL
  • Average UV index in March: 3

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