March weather forecast and climate
Bismarck, ND

An across the park view of the historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
An across the park view of the historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Bismarck, North Dakota, with average temperature varying between 37.9°F (3.3°C) and 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature soars, from a subzero cold 22.3°F (-5.4°C) in February, to a cold 37.9°F (3.3°C). In Bismarck, North Dakota, in March, the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Humidity

In Bismarck, North Dakota, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

Rainfall

In Bismarck, during March, the rain falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bismarck, there are 105.9 rainfall days, and 15" (381mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Bismarck, snow falls for 10.8 days, with typically accumulated 4.25" (108mm) of snow. In Bismarck, during the entire year, snow falls for 73.7 days, and aggregates up to 23.11" (587mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

In Bismarck, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Bismarck?

In March, in Bismarck, North Dakota, the average high-temperature is 37.9°F (3.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, the average relative humidity in March is 80%.

How much does it rain in Bismarck in March?

In Bismarck, in March, it is raining for 9.1 days, with typically 0.98" (25mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Bismarck in March?

In March, it is snowing for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 4.25" (108mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Bismarck?

The average sunshine in March in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 5.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Bismarck?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Bismarck is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average high temperature in March: 3.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-6.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -4.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14.4°C).

Average pressure in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average pressure in March: 1018.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1021.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.7mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (17.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (13.4km/h).

Average humidity in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (55%).

Average rainfall in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall in March: 25mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (58mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (15mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall in March: 108mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (110mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average sunshine days in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (12.3 days).

Average UV index in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 60).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 21).

Average visibility in March - Bismarck, ND
  • Average visibility in March: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (8km).