March weather forecast
Cresco, IA

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Cresco, Iowa, with an average temperature varying between 26.6°F (-3°C) and 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Temperature

In Cresco, the average high-temperature in March soars, from a freezing cold 25.3°F (-3.7°C) in February, to a cold 40.5°F (4.7°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Cresco is 82%.

Rainfall

In Cresco, Iowa, it is raining for 10.7 days, with typically 1.69" (43mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Cresco, Iowa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.5 days and collects up to 29.69" (754mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, in Cresco, it is snowing for 9.6 days. Throughout March, 3.23" (82mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cresco, Iowa, there are 61.5 snowfall days, and 25.43" (646mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 5:57 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:33 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 Cresco, the average sunshine in March is 5.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Cresco?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Cresco, is 40.5°F (4.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Cresco?

In March, the average relative humidity in Cresco, Iowa, is 82%.

How much does it rain in Cresco in March?

In March, the rain falls for 10.7 days. Throughout March, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Cresco?

In Cresco, in March, snow falls for 9.6 days, with typically accumulated 3.23" (82mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Cresco?

On the first day of March in Cresco, Iowa, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 5:57 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:33 pm CDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Cresco?

In Cresco, Iowa, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Cresco?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Cresco, Iowa, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Cresco, IA

Average temperature in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Cresco, IA

Average pressure in March - Cresco, IA
  • 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 (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Cresco, IA

Average wind speed in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (10.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Cresco, IA

Average humidity in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cresco, IA

Average rainfall in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in March
Cresco, IA

Average rainfall days in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Cresco, IA

Average snowfall in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.23"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.87").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Cresco, IA

Average snowfall days in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.5 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
Cresco, IA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 21min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cresco, IA

Average sunshine days in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cresco, IA

Average UV index in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Cresco, IA

Average cloud cover in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 65).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Cresco, IA

Average visibility in March - Cresco, IA
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, July and December (5mi).

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