March weather forecast
Columbus, MS

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Columbus, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a mild 56.8°F (13.8°C) in February to a comfortable 64.4°F (18°C). The average low-temperature, in Columbus, is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, during March, the rain falls for 10.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 116.4 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Columbus.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:50 pm CST. On the last day of March, in Columbus, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:13 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

The average sunshine in March in Columbus is 6.5h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbus, Mississippi, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Columbus?

The average relative humidity in March in Columbus is 78%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in March?

In March, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout March, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Columbus?

In Columbus, snow does not fall in March through November.

Does it snow in Columbus in March?

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

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in March?

The average day length in March is 12h and 0min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Columbus?

On the first day of March in Columbus, Mississippi, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:50 pm CST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:13 pm CDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Columbus, Mississippi, 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 Columbus?

The average sunshine duration in March in Columbus, Mississippi, is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Columbus?

In Columbus, Mississippi, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Columbus, MS

Average temperature in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 47.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Columbus, MS

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Columbus, MS

Average wind speed in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Columbus, MS

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.94"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, April and December (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in March
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall days in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.4 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.08").
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
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall days in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 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
Columbus, MS

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Columbus, MS

Average sunshine days in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average sunshine days in March: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Columbus, MS

Average UV index in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average UV index in March: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Columbus, MS

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in March
Columbus, MS

Average visibility in March - Columbus, MS
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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