Raleigh-durham, NC Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Raleigh-durham, NC during March the average high temperature is 63.5°F. The hottest day on record was March 13, 1990 when the temperature hit 90.0°F.

Raleigh-durham, NC daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

During March the overnight temperature drops to an average of 38.9°F, with the lowest temperature of 10.9°F being recorded on March 3, 1980. On average there are 2 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst March there were 3 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 3 and 23 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Raleigh-durham, NC is 2.63 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1947 was the driest March with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2009 was the wettest March with 7.84 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 19 March 1998 when 3.24 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 1 and 2 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in March.