March weather forecast
Columbia, SC

The Us State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
The Us State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a comfortable month in Columbia, South Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 64.2°F (17.9°C) and an average low of 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

In Columbia, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a moderate 57.9°F (14.4°C) in February to an enjoyable 64.2°F (17.9°C). In March, in Columbia, the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

In Columbia, the average relative humidity in March is 70%.

Rainfall

In Columbia, in March, during 12.5 rainfall days, 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Columbia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.3 days and collects up to 25.28" (642mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Columbia.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Columbia is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:20 pm EST. On the last day of March, in Columbia, South Carolina, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 7:44 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 Columbia is 7.3h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 average humidity in March in Columbia?

The average relative humidity in March in Columbia, South Carolina, is 70%.

How many days does it rain in March in Columbia?

In March, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout March, 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, snow does not fall in March through November.

Does it snow in Columbia in March?

In March, in Columbia, South Carolina, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

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

In Columbia, the average day length in March is 12h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Columbia?

On the first day of March in Columbia, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:20 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 7:44 pm EDT.

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

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 Columbia have in March?

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Columbia?

In Columbia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Columbia, SC

Average temperature in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Columbia, SC

Average pressure in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Columbia, SC

Average wind speed in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Columbia, SC

Average humidity in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average humidity in March: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, July and November (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Columbia, SC

Average rainfall in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in March
Columbia, SC

Average rainfall days in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Columbia, SC

Average snowfall in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.47").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Columbia, SC

Average snowfall days in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Columbia, SC

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Columbia, SC

Average sunshine days in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Columbia, SC

Average UV index in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Columbia, SC

Average cloud cover in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average cloud cover in March: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 42).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in March
Columbia, SC

Average visibility in March - Columbia, SC
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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