Madison
Wisconsin, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Madison, WI

A view of the State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
A view of the State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
March, the first month of the spring, in Madison, is a cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average low of 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a freezing cold 27.3°F (-2.6°C) in February, to a cold 41.5°F (5.3°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Madison is 80%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Madison are January, March, November and December Rain falls for 4.2 days and accumulates 0.24" (6mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Madison, Wisconsin, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Madison, Wisconsin, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.6 days, and aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Madison?

In March, in Madison, Wisconsin, the average high-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Madison?

The average relative humidity in March in Madison is 80%.

How much does it rain in Madison in March?

In Madison, Wisconsin, during March, the rain falls for 4.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Madison?

January, March, November and December are months with the least rain in Madison, Wisconsin, when the rain falls for 4.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of rain.

How much does it snow in Madison in March?

In Madison, in March, during 3 snowfall days, 0.16" (4mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Madison?

In Madison, the average sunshine in March is 5.8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Madison?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Madison, WI
  • Average high temperature in March: 5.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-4.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.8°C).

Average humidity in March - Madison, WI
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (77%).

Average rainfall in March - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall in March: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (16mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, March, November and December (6mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (6.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall in March: 4mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (24mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.6 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 - Madison, WI
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

Average UV index in March - Madison, WI
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).