March weather forecast
Riceville, IA

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Riceville, is a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 40.6°F (4.8°C) and 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

In Riceville, the average high-temperature in March significantly increases from a freezing cold 25.3°F (-3.7°C) in February to a wintry 40.6°F (4.8°C). In March, in Riceville, Iowa, the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Riceville is 81%.

Rainfall

In Riceville, in March, during 9.6 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 135.3 rainfall days, and 26.54" (674mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Riceville are January through May, October through December. In March, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout March, 2.8" (71mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Riceville, there are 50.9 snowfall days, and 22.83" (580mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 5:59 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Riceville, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:35 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 Riceville, the average sunshine in March is 5.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Riceville?

In Riceville, Iowa, in March, the average high-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Riceville?

The average relative humidity in March in Riceville is 81%.

How much does it rain in Riceville in March?

In March, in Riceville, Iowa, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout March, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Riceville?

In Riceville, during March, snow falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Riceville have in March?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Riceville?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 5:59 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:35 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, 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 Riceville?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Riceville, Iowa, is 5.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Riceville?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Riceville, IA

Average temperature in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average high temperature in March: 40.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Riceville, IA

Average pressure in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Riceville, IA

Average wind speed in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in March
Riceville, IA

Average humidity in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Riceville, IA

Average rainfall in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in March
Riceville, IA

Average rainfall days in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (19.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Riceville, IA

Average snowfall in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.46").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Riceville, IA

Average snowfall days in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.9 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
Riceville, IA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Riceville, 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 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Riceville, IA

Average sunshine days in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.5 days).

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Average UV index in March
Riceville, IA

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Riceville, IA

Average cloud cover in March - Riceville, IA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in March
Riceville, IA

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

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

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