March weather forecast
Box Elder, SD

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Box Elder, is a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 28.8°F (-1.8°C) and an average high of 45.5°F (7.5°C).

Temperature

In Box Elder, the average high-temperature in March increases from a wintry 33.4°F (0.8°C) in February to a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Box Elder, South Dakota, is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Humidity

In Box Elder, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in March is 69%.

Rainfall

In Box Elder, during 9.4 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Box Elder, during the entire year, the rain falls for 118.8 days and collects up to 15.39" (391mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Box Elder, South Dakota, are January through May, September through December. In Box Elder, during March, snow falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.21" (107mm) of snow. In Box Elder, during the entire year, snow falls for 50.4 days and aggregates up to 24.41" (620mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Box Elder, South Dakota, is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 5:40 pm MST. On the last day of March, in Box Elder, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:18 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In Box Elder, the average sunshine in March is 7.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Box Elder is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Box Elder?

In Box Elder, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in March is 69%.

How many days does it rain in March in Box Elder?

In March, the rain falls for 9.4 days. Throughout March, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Box Elder?

In Box Elder, in March, snow falls for 7.5 days, with typically accumulated 4.21" (107mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Box Elder have in March?

The average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Box Elder?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 5:40 pm MST. On the last day of the month, in Box Elder, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:18 pm MDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Box Elder, South Dakota, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Box Elder have in March?

In Box Elder, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Box Elder?

In Box Elder, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Box Elder, SD

Average temperature in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average high temperature in March: 45.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (17.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Box Elder, SD

Average pressure in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Box Elder, SD

Average wind speed in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Box Elder, SD

Average humidity in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average humidity in March: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (50%).

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Average rainfall in March
Box Elder, SD

Average rainfall in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in March
Box Elder, SD

Average rainfall days in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Box Elder, SD

Average snowfall in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.21"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (5.43").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Box Elder, SD

Average snowfall days in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Box Elder, SD

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Box Elder, SD

Average sunshine days in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11 days).

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Average UV index in March
Box Elder, SD

Average UV index in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Box Elder, SD

Average cloud cover in March - Box Elder, SD
  • Average cloud cover in March: 37

The months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in March
Box Elder, SD

Average visibility in March - Box Elder, SD
  • 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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