Average Weather in March in Kingsburg California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 65°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 83°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 44°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 54°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Kingsburg typically range from 67°F to 97°F, while on December 27, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 55°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in March
The month of March in Kingsburg experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 47% to 38%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 48%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Kingsburg, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 23% and ending it at 16%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 9.
Probability of Precipitation in March
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Kingsburg is decreasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.1 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.9 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Kingsburg, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 10 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 20 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 18 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 24 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Kingsburg is 6:16 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:14 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 5:52 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 27 minutes later at 7:19 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 11, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 39 minutes later, at 8:19 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:06 AM and sets 9 hours, 40 minutes later, at 4:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Kingsburg is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on November 3, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Kingsburg is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 5.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.5 miles per hour, while on November 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Kingsburg typically lasts for 10 months (310 days), from around January 28 to around December 4, rarely starting after February 24, or ending before November 15.
The month of March in Kingsburg is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 93% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Kingsburg are increasing during March, increasing by 221°F, from 167°F to 388°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Kingsburg is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 4.3 kWh to 5.9 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Kingsburg are 36.514 deg latitude, -119.554 deg longitude, and 295 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Kingsburg is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 39 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 297 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (121 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (11,033 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Kingsburg is covered by cropland (79%) and artificial surfaces (21%), within 10 miles by cropland (94%), and within 50 miles by cropland (54%) and grassland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Kingsburg year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Kingsburg.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Kingsburg according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Kingsburg is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Kingsburg and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Hanford Municipal Airport (42%, 23 kilometers, south); Visalia Municipal Airport (34%, 26 kilometers, southeast); and Fresno Air Terminal Airport (24%, 33 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .