Average Precipitation for Minnesota in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at cities, towns and parks in Minnesota.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern, Northeastern and Northwestern Minnesota.

Southern Minnesota

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Albert Lea 1.9 47
8 Faribault 2.0 50
8 Mankato 2.0 50
9 Minneapolis 1.9 48
7 Pipestone 1.8 44
8 Redwood Falls 1.6 41
10 Rochester 1.9 48
8 St. Paul 2.0 50
7 Winona 1.9 49
8 Worthington 1.6 41

Northeastern Minnesota

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Big Sandy Lake Dam 1.2 31
10 Duluth 1.5 38
5 Grand Marais 0.9 22
Grand Portage 1.5 39
9 Grand Rapids 1.3 34
5 Gunflint Lake 1.0 25
7 Hibbing 0.9 24
9 International Falls 1.0 24
8 Two Harbors 1.4 36
Wild River State Park 1.6 41

Northwestern Minnesota 

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Agassiz Wildlife Refuge 0.8 20
7 Alexandria 1.3 32
Bemidji 1.1 28
7 Brainerd 1.5 39
7 Detroit Lakes 1.1 27
8 Moorhead 1.3 34
8 St. Cloud 1.6 39
5 Warroad 0.8 20
Waskish 1.1 27
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Minnesota Precipitation
Back to Top