March weather forecast
Ruston, LA

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Weather in March

The first whispers of spring bring warmer temperatures to Ruston in March. A definitive increase in temperatures reflects the seasonal shift with gradually increasing daylight hours, up to an average of 12. The cloud cover begins to dissipate, clearing up the skies for more sunshine. Despite the rise in temperature, the occasional gust of wind reminds locals of the recent winters. March also sees an increment in both average rainfall and relative humidity.

Temperature

March's onset brings a temperature rise, moving from a mild 57.6°F (14.2°C) in February to an enjoyable 66.7°F (19.3°C). Ruston's average low-temperature in March is measured at a chilly 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Ruston is 80%.

Rainfall

In Ruston, in March, during 15.1 rainfall days, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ruston, Louisiana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.1 days and collects up to 37.64" (956mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Ruston.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of March in Ruston, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 6:08 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 7:30 pm CDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

Sunshine

In Ruston, the average sunshine in March is 6.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Ruston, Louisiana, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, a daily maximum UV index of 5 leads to the following instructions:
Undertake protective steps - Preventing sun damage is advised. When the Sun is at its strongest around midday, find shade and limit exposure. Loose clothes with a tight weave are optimal for safeguarding yourself against the Sun's rays. Keep in mind! Snow's reflective quality can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Ruston in March?

The high-temperature, in March, in Ruston, records 66.7°F (19.3°C), while the low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Ruston?

In Ruston, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Ruston?

In March, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout March, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ruston?

March through November are months without snowfall in Ruston.

Does it snow in Ruston in March?

In March, in Ruston, Louisiana, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

How many hours of daylight does Ruston have in March?

In March, the average day length in Ruston, Louisiana, is 12h and 0min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Ruston?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 6:08 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Ruston, Louisiana, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 7:30 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Ruston have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Ruston is 6.4h.

How high is the UV index in March in Ruston?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ruston, Louisiana, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Ruston, LA

Average temperature in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average high temperature in March: 66.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 48.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Ruston, LA

Average pressure in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Ruston, LA

Average wind speed in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Ruston, LA

Average humidity in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and October (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ruston, LA

Average rainfall in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in March
Ruston, LA

Average rainfall days in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Ruston, LA

Average snowfall in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Ruston, LA

Average snowfall days in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Ruston, LA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Ruston, LA

Average sunshine days in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ruston, LA

Average UV index in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Ruston, LA

Average cloud cover in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in March
Ruston, LA

Average visibility in March - Ruston, LA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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