Raleigh - Recent March Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the March weather in Raleigh, North Carolina was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives March data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each March. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Raleigh had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Raleigh–Durham International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in Raleigh
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
56 36 2018 13 2
64 40 2017 18 4
69 47 2016 21 9
63 40 2015 17 4
58 34 2014 14 1
56 34 2013 13 1
72 49 2012 22 9
63 40 2011 17 5
64 40 2010 18 4
Number of days in March when the temperature in Raleigh dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
13 2018 4
12 2017 11
2 2016 17
6 2015 9
14 2014 7
14 2013 2
3 2012 21
6 2011 7
6 2010 6

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Raleigh during March in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for March in Raleigh
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
12 2018 4.8 122
11 2017 3.1 80
12 2016 4.0 103
12 2015 3.3 83
13 2014 5.1 129
6 2013 3.0 75
17 2012 5.4 136
12 2011 3.5 89
11 2010 3.3 84

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Raleigh for March and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
1 2018 1.6 4.0
0 2017 0.3 0.8
0 2016 0.0 0.0
0 2015 0.0 0.0
0 2014 0.2 0.5
0 2013 0.0 0.0
0 2012 0.0 0.0
0 2011 0.0 0.0
0 2010 0.8 2.0
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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