March weather forecast and climate
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
March is windier in Columbus as the first signs of spring are all over the landscape. The bitter cold gives way to mild temperatures as the ground begins to thaw. Most days are below 60°F (15.6°C), but it is rare for nights to drop below 20°F (-6.7°C).
Snowfall is to the tune of 4.5" (114.3mm), while the precipitation is a moderate 3" (76.2mm). Early spring is still in the grasp of cold, but the warm air from the south raises the temperatures.
March is off-season and brings discounts to budget travelers, but dress in layers as spring weather is always unpredictable!

What is the temperature in March in Columbus?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 51.1°F (10.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Columbus?

The average relative humidity in March in Columbus, Ohio, is 64.5%.

How many days does it rain in March in Columbus?

In March, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout March, 3" (76.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Columbus in March?

In Columbus, Ohio, during March, snow falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.2" (106.7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 5.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Columbus?

The average UV index in March in Columbus, Ohio, is 4.
Average temperature in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in March: 10.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 0.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.2°C).

Average humidity in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in March: 64.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.5%).

Average rainfall in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in March: 76.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (121.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (57.2mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in March: 106.7mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (233.7mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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