March weather forecast
Indianapolis, IN

The magnificent Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana with the surrounding cityscape
The magnificent Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana with the surrounding cityscape

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Indianapolis, Indiana, with temperature in the range of an average high of 50°F (10°C) and an average low of 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

In Indianapolis, the average high-temperature in March rises from a wintry 38.3°F (3.5°C) in February to a cool 50°F (10°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Indianapolis, Indiana, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 146.4 rainfall days, and 21.14" (537mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Indianapolis, during March, snow falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of snow. In Indianapolis, Indiana, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.1 days and aggregates up to 7.87" (200mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 6:36 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 8:07 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Indianapolis, the average sunshine in March is 6.2h.

UV index

In Indianapolis, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 Indianapolis?

In March, the average high-temperature is 50°F (10°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Indianapolis?

In Indianapolis, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How much does it rain in Indianapolis in March?

In Indianapolis, in March, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Indianapolis in March?

In Indianapolis, Indiana, in March, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

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

In March, the average day length in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Indianapolis?

On the first day of March in Indianapolis, Indiana, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 6:36 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 8:07 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Indianapolis have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Indianapolis is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in March in Indianapolis?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Indianapolis, Indiana, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average temperature in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average high temperature in March: 50°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 35.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average pressure in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average wind speed in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average humidity in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average rainfall in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.68").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average rainfall days in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average snowfall in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.28").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average snowfall days in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average sunshine days in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average UV index in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average UV index in March: 3

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, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average cloud cover in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Indianapolis, IN

Average visibility in March - Indianapolis, IN
  • 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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