March weather forecast
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

The attractive frozen Niagara in the historical Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky
The attractive frozen Niagara in the historical Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a mild month in Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, with temperature in the range of an average high of 57.2°F (14°C) and an average low of 35.6°F (2°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a chilly 46.4°F (8°C) in February to a mild 57.2°F (14°C). In Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, the average low-temperature is 35.6°F (2°C).

Rainfall

In Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, during March, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.88" (124mm) of precipitation. In Mammoth Cave National Park, during the entire year, the rain falls for 126 days and collects up to 50.63" (1286mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Mammoth Cave National Park, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 7:05 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 6h.

UV index

In Mammoth Cave National Park, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Mammoth Cave National Park?

In Mammoth Cave National Park, in March, the average high-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.6°F (2°C).

How much does it rain in Mammoth Cave National Park in March?

In Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, during March, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.88" (124mm) of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in March in Mammoth Cave National Park?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Mammoth Cave National Park?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 7:05 pm CDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Mammoth Cave National Park?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Mammoth Cave National Park?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Mammoth Cave National Park?

In Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average high temperature
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
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Average temperature in March
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Average temperature in March - Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
  • Average high temperature in March: 57°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23°F).

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Average rainfall in March
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Average rainfall in March - Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
  • Average rainfall in March: 4.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (3").

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Average rainfall days in March
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Average rainfall days in March - Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13 days).
The months with the least rainy days are September and October (8 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 40min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

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

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Average UV index in March
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Average UV index in March - Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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