Raleigh
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Raleigh, NC

A view of the George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
A view of the George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
March sees the arrival of the spring season in Raleigh with a few traces of snow lingering in the city. The cold weather warms up considerably with the progress of the spring as the average temperatures are between 40°F (4.4°C) and 63°F (17.2°C).
March receives rainfall to the tune of 4.1" (104.1mm), mostly in the mornings and afternoons. The daylight increases to 12 hours, with 7.4 hours of warm sunshine. March is a lovely time to visit Raleigh, at the start of the tourist season with pleasant weather.
Wear rain jackets, while exploring Raleigh in early spring.

What is the temperature in March in Raleigh?

In March, in Raleigh, the average high-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Raleigh?

The average relative humidity in March is 63%.

How many days does it rain in March in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, in March, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 4.1" (104.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, during March, snow falls for 0.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Raleigh have in March?

In Raleigh, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Raleigh have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Raleigh?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 17.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.6°C).

Average humidity in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77.9%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.7%).

Average rainfall in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 104.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (120.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (74.2mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.7mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (73.7mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average UV index in March - Raleigh, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).