Charleston
West Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Charleston, West VA

The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Charleston, West Virginia, with average temperature varying between 36.3°F (2.4°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Temperature

In Charleston, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February, to a fresh 52.3°F (11.3°C). In March, in Charleston, the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Charleston is 79%.

Rainfall

In Charleston, in March, during 15.7 rainfall days, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Charleston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.4 days and collects up to 34.06" (865mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Charleston, West Virginia. In Charleston, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 3.66" (93mm) of snow. In Charleston, West Virginia, during the entire year, snow falls for 46.8 days, and aggregates up to 22.01" (559mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, in March, the average high-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 36.3°F (2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Charleston?

The average relative humidity in March in Charleston is 79%.

How much does it rain in Charleston in March?

In Charleston, in March, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 3.11" (79mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, in March, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 3.66" (93mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Charleston?

In March, the average sunshine in Charleston, West Virginia, is 5.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Charleston?

In Charleston, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average high temperature in March: 11.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.7°C).

Average humidity in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

Average rainfall in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall in March: 79mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (100mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (46mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (11 days).

Average snowfall in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall in March: 93mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (140mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

Average UV index in March - Charleston, West VA
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).