March weather forecast
Columbia, MS

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Columbia, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 70°F (21.1°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from an enjoyable 62.2°F (16.8°C) in February to a pleasant 70°F (21.1°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, in Columbia, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout March, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Columbia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.7 days and collects up to 30.91" (785mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Columbia. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, Columbia aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Columbia, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.5 days and aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Columbia, Mississippi, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 5:57 pm CST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 7:18 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 Columbia, Mississippi, the average sunshine in March is 7.1h.

UV index

In Columbia, Mississippi, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to 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 sun damage is advised. 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. 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 Columbia?

In Columbia, Mississippi, in March, the average high-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Columbia?

In March, the average relative humidity in Columbia, Mississippi, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Columbia in March?

In March, in Columbia, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout March, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Columbia?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Columbia, Mississippi. During 0.2 snowfall days, in March, Columbia aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Columbia?

In Columbia, the average day length in March is 12h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Columbia?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 5:57 pm CST. On the last day of the month, in Columbia, Mississippi, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 7:18 pm CDT.

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

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 Columbia?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 7.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Columbia?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Columbia is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Columbia, MS

Average temperature in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 70°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (91.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 50.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Columbia, MS

Average pressure in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Columbia, MS

Average wind speed in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (6.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Columbia, MS

Average humidity in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in March
Columbia, MS

Average rainfall in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in March
Columbia, MS

Average rainfall days in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Columbia, MS

Average snowfall in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.39").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Columbia, MS

Average snowfall days in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Columbia, MS

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 9min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Columbia, MS

Average sunshine days in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Columbia, MS

Average UV index in March - Columbia, MS
  • 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
Columbia, MS

Average cloud cover in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average cloud cover in March: 46

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Columbia, MS

Average visibility in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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