Richmond
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Richmond, VA

River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
The first month of the spring, March, is a moderate month in Richmond, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 38.8°F (3.8°C) and an average high of 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Temperature

In Richmond, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises, from a frosty 49.3°F (9.6°C) in February, to a mild 56.1°F (13.4°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Richmond is 74%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 14.8 days. Throughout March, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Richmond, there are 154.5 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Richmond, during March, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.61" (41mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.1 snowfall days, and 7.2" (183mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Richmond, Virginia, is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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.

What is the temperature in March in Richmond?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Richmond, Virginia, is 56.1°F (13.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Richmond?

In March, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 74%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in March?

In Richmond, in March, during 14.8 rainfall days, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Richmond in March?

In March, in Richmond, it is snowing for 1.8 days. Throughout March, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 13.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.3°C).

Average humidity in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (68%).

Average rainfall in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (73mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (44mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (9.7 days).

Average snowfall in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 41mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (52mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average UV index in March - Richmond, VA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).