Average Weather in March in Munfordville Kentucky, United States
In Munfordville, the month of March is characterized by rapidly rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 10°F, from 53°F to 63°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 77°F or dropping below 37°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 35°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 22°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on July 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Munfordville typically range from 68°F to 87°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 28°F to 44°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 Munfordville experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 55% to 49%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.
For reference, on January 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 69%.
Cloud Cover in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Munfordville, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is increasing, starting the month at 29% and ending it at 34%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on May 28, and its lowest chance is 25% on October 12.
Over the course of March in Munfordville, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 26% to 34%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 2% to 0%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Munfordville is gradually increasing, starting the month at 3.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.0 inches or falls below 1.7 inches, and ending the month at 3.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.1 inches or falls below 2.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during March in Munfordville is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Munfordville, 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, 12 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 24 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 46 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 23 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 35 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Munfordville is 6:00 AM on March 11 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 6:58 AM on March 12.
The earliest sunset is 5:37 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 28 minutes later at 7:05 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 12, 2017, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:23 AM and sets 14 hours, 44 minutes later, at 8:07 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:54 AM and sets 9 hours, 36 minutes later, at 4:29 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Munfordville is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 75% of the time, while on December 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 Munfordville is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour, while on July 30, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Munfordville is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 3.8 kWh to 5.0 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 Munfordville are 37.272 deg latitude, -85.891 deg longitude, and 623 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Munfordville contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 374 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 602 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (709 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (932 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Munfordville is covered by cropland (83%) and trees (14%), within 10 miles by cropland (53%) and trees (47%), and within 50 miles by cropland (55%) and trees (43%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Munfordville 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 Munfordville.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Munfordville 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 Munfordville is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Munfordville and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Glasgow Municipal Airport (73%, 27 kilometers, south); Godman Army Airfield (18%, 70 kilometers, north); and Stuart Powell Field (10%, 105 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .