March weather forecast
Detroit Lakes, MN

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Detroit Lakes, is a cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 34.2°F (1.2°C) and 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

Temperature

In Detroit Lakes, the average high-temperature in March soars, from a freezing cold 19.2°F (-7.1°C) in February, to a wintry 34.2°F (1.2°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Detroit Lakes is 86%.

Rainfall

In March, in Detroit Lakes, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout March, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 112.4 rainfall days, and 19.8" (503mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Detroit Lakes, snow falls for 12.1 days, with typically accumulated 4.33" (110mm) of snow. In Detroit Lakes, during the entire year, snow falls for 84 days and aggregates up to 27.2" (691mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:08 pm CST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 7:51 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 Detroit Lakes, the average sunshine in March is 4.4h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, the average relative humidity in March is 86%.

How many days does it rain in March in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, during March, the rain falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, in March, snow falls for 12.1 days, with typically accumulated 4.33" (110mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Detroit Lakes?

The average day length in March is 11h and 57min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Detroit Lakes?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:08 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 7:51 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, 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 Detroit Lakes?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 4.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Detroit Lakes?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average temperature in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 20.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average pressure in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average wind speed in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (9.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average humidity in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average humidity in March: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average rainfall in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.19").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average rainfall days in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average snowfall in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.33"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.63").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average snowfall days in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (18.1 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
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 24min

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 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average sunshine days in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10 days).

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Average UV index in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average UV index in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • 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 January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average cloud cover in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average cloud cover in March: 65

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average visibility in March - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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