Washington, DC Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Washington, DC during March the average high temperature is 57.2°F. The hottest day on record was March 17, 1945 when the temperature hit 89.2°F.

Washington, DC daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

During March the overnight temperature drops to an average of 37.3°F, with the lowest temperature of 12.4°F being recorded on March 4, 1943. 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 1 and 19 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Washington, DC is 2.08 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1938 was the driest March with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1994 was the wettest March with 9.09 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 20 March 1973 when 4.13 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 3 and 4 days. In March there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in March.

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