March weather forecast
Burlington, VT

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Weather in March

Spring begins to make its presence felt in Burlington during March. Daylight hours increase to 12, which leads to slightly warmer days up to 36.1°F (2.3°C) and less snowy conditions than the previous winter months. The changes that March introduces are subtle yet significant, reflecting the slow transition of the city from winter to spring. The additional sunshine typically comes with slightly lesser snowfall days, drawing curtains over the snowy season.

Temperature

March's onset brings a rise in the average high-temperature, moving from a freezing cold 27.1°F (-2.7°C) in February to a wintry 36.1°F (2.3°C). Burlington experiences a consistent average temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C) throughout the nights in March.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Burlington is 84%.

Rainfall

In Burlington, Vermont, during March, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation. In Burlington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.4 days and collects up to 17.01" (432mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Burlington. In Burlington, in March, during 14.4 snowfall days, 3.5" (89mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 87.7 snowfall days, and 22.64" (575mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Burlington is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Burlington is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 2 transforms into these recommendations:
Prolonged sun exposure generally does not trouble most people. However, it is vital to ensure protection for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. Avoiding the Sun during its peak radiation time around midday is a healthy practice. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Remember! The Sun's UV radiation can be magnified almost twofold by the reflection of snow.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is March in Burlington?

In March, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Burlington, Vermont, are 36.1°F (2.3°C) and 21.9°F (-5.6°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in March in Burlington?

In March, the average relative humidity is 84%.

How many days does it rain in March in Burlington?

In Burlington, Vermont, in March, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.14" (29mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Burlington?

In Burlington, during March, snow falls for 14.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of snow.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Burlington?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Burlington, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Burlington have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Burlington, Vermont, is 4.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Burlington?

In Burlington, Vermont, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Burlington, VT

Average temperature in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average high temperature in March: 36.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 21.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

Average pressure in March
Burlington, VT

Average pressure in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Burlington, VT

Average wind speed in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

Average humidity in March
Burlington, VT

Average humidity in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average humidity in March: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (75%).

Average rainfall in March
Burlington, VT

Average rainfall in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.87").

Average rainfall days in March
Burlington, VT

Average rainfall days in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in March
Burlington, VT

Average snowfall in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.16").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Burlington, VT

Average snowfall days in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 14.4 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (19.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Burlington, VT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in March
Burlington, VT

Average sunshine days in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 9.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.3 days).

Average UV index in March
Burlington, VT

Average UV index in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March
Burlington, VT

Average cloud cover in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 70).
The months with the least cloud cover are July, August and September (Cloud cover 35).

Average visibility in March
Burlington, VT

Average visibility in March - Burlington, VT
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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