Madison, WI Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Madison, WI during March the average high temperature is 44.4°F. The hottest day on record was March 22, 2012 when the temperature hit 82.9°F.

Madison, WI daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

Overnight in March the average temperature drops below freezing at 23.5°F, with the lowest temperature of -27.0°F being recorded on March 1, 1962. On average there are 5 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst March there were 17 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 8 and 31 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Madison, WI is 2.31 inches with rain usually falling on between 8 and 9 days. 1958 was the driest March with only 0.39 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest March with 7.53 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 31 March 1998 when 3.03 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 10 and 11 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in March.