March weather forecast and climate
Columbia, MS

March, the first month of the spring, in Columbia, is a pleasant month, with average temperature varying 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). The average low-temperature, in Columbia, is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Columbia, Mississippi, 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

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. March is the last month it regularly snows in Columbia. During 0.2 snowfall days, Columbia aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 1.5 snowfall days, and 0.94" (24mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 7.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbia is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Columbia?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Columbia?

In Columbia, Mississippi, in March, it is raining for 12.5 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Columbia?

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

How many hours of daylight does Columbia have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Columbia is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Columbia?

The average sunshine in March in Columbia is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Columbia?

In Columbia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 21.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4.4°C).

Average pressure in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average pressure in March: 1018.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.2km/h).

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%).

Average rainfall in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 63mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (102mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (38mm).

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).

Average snowfall in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average snowfall in March: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (10mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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).

Average UV index in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average UV index in March: 5

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

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

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).

Average visibility in March - Columbia, MS
  • Average visibility in March: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, October and November (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December (8km).