March weather forecast
Pittsburgh, PA

A beautiful dusk panorama of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the river and several bridges
A beautiful dusk panorama of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the river and several bridges

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Pittsburgh, is a frosty month, with an average temperature varying between 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In Pittsburgh, the average high-temperature in March increases from a wintry 37.6°F (3.1°C) in February to a frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C). In March, in Pittsburgh, the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the average relative humidity in March is 77%.

Rainfall

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Pittsburgh, there are 163.6 rainfall days, and 26.93" (684mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Pittsburgh, in March, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.52" (64mm) of snow. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, during the entire year, snow falls for 47.7 days and aggregates up to 11.77" (299mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Pittsburgh, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:11 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 7:43 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 Pittsburgh, the average sunshine in March is 5.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Pittsburgh is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Pittsburgh?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is 47.8°F (8.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Pittsburgh?

The average relative humidity in March in Pittsburgh is 77%.

How many days does it rain in March in Pittsburgh?

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in March, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Pittsburgh?

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in March, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.52" (64mm) of snow.

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

In Pittsburgh, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Pittsburgh?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:11 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 7:43 pm EDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Pittsburgh have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 5.2h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Pittsburgh?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Pittsburgh is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average temperature in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average high temperature in March: 47.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average pressure in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.08"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average wind speed in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average humidity in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (84%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average rainfall in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average rainfall days in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average snowfall in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.52"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.31").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average snowfall days in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 20min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average sunshine days in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average UV index in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average cloud cover in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 70).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in March
Pittsburgh, PA

Average visibility in March - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, June, July, August and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, September, October and December (5mi).

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