March weather forecast
Whittier, NC

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Whittier, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 53.2°F (11.8°C) and an average low of 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Temperature

In Whittier, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a chilly 46.8°F (8.2°C) in February to a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C). In Whittier, North Carolina, in March, the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Humidity

In Whittier, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

Rainfall

In Whittier, in March, during 16.5 rainfall days, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Whittier, there are 189.2 rainfall days, and 40.39" (1026mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Whittier, North Carolina, during March, snow falls for 2.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Whittier, there are 18.7 snowfall days, and 10.16" (258mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Whittier, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:28 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 7:54 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Whittier is 6.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
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 average humidity in March in Whittier?

The average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Whittier?

In Whittier, North Carolina, in March, it is raining for 16.5 days, with typically 3.23" (82mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Whittier in March?

In Whittier, in March, during 2.6 snowfall days, 1.06" (27mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in March in Whittier, North Carolina, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Whittier?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:28 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 7:54 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Whittier, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Whittier?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Whittier is 6.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Whittier?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Whittier is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Whittier, NC

Average temperature in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 36.3°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 (27°F).

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Average pressure in March
Whittier, NC

Average pressure in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Whittier, NC

Average wind speed in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (5.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.1mph).

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Average humidity in March
Whittier, NC

Average humidity in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Whittier, NC

Average rainfall in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.33").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.56").

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Average rainfall days in March
Whittier, NC

Average rainfall days in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Whittier, NC

Average snowfall in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.06"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.95").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Whittier, NC

Average snowfall days in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.6 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.3 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
Whittier, NC

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Whittier, NC

Average sunshine days in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Whittier, NC

Average UV index in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Whittier, NC

Average cloud cover in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in March
Whittier, NC

Average visibility in March - Whittier, NC
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (4mi).

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