March weather forecast
Benton Harbor, MI

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Benton Harbor, Michigan, with an average temperature ranging between min 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and max 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Temperature

In Benton Harbor, Michigan, the average high-temperature in March rises from 32.5°F (0.3°C) in February to a still wintry 41.9°F (5.5°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout March, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 160 rainfall days, and 32.48" (825mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Benton Harbor are January through May, November and December. In Benton Harbor, Michigan, during March, snow falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of snow. In Benton Harbor, during the entire year, snow falls for 46.9 days and aggregates up to 12.28" (312mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Benton Harbor is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 6:35 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Benton Harbor, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 8:10 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

The average sunshine in March in Benton Harbor is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Benton Harbor 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: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 average humidity in March in Benton Harbor?

The average relative humidity in March in Benton Harbor is 78%.

How much does it rain in Benton Harbor in March?

In Benton Harbor, Michigan, in March, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Benton Harbor?

In March, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, it is snowing for 5.5 days. Throughout March, 1.26" (32mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Benton Harbor?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Benton Harbor?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 6:35 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 8:10 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, 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 Benton Harbor have in March?

In Benton Harbor, the average sunshine duration in March is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Benton Harbor?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Benton Harbor is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average temperature in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average pressure in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, March and November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average wind speed in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average humidity in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (74%).

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Average rainfall in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average rainfall in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average rainfall days in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average snowfall in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.26"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.46").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average snowfall days in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average sunshine days in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average UV index in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average cloud cover in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average cloud cover in March: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 74).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in March
Benton Harbor, MI

Average visibility in March - Benton Harbor, MI
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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