Richmond, VA Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Richmond, VA during March the average high temperature is 62.2°F. The hottest day on record was March 17, 1945 when the temperature hit 91.2°F.

Richmond, VA daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

During March the overnight temperature drops to an average of 37.1°F, with the lowest temperature of 10.0°F being recorded on March 5, 2009. On average there are 1 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 2 and 22 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Richmond, VA is 4.05 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1944 was the driest March with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1984 was the wettest March with 12.89 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 7 March 1992 when 2.65 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.