Average Weather in March in Onion Creek Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 70°F to 76°F, rarely falling below 56°F or exceeding 84°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 47°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 66°F.
For reference, on August 6, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Onion Creek typically range from 74°F to 96°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 61°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 Onion Creek experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 44% 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 January 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on June 13, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Onion Creek, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 21% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 34% on May 27, and its lowest chance is 14% on January 1.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Onion Creek is essentially constant, remaining about 2.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.9 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Onion Creek, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 55 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 49 seconds, and weekly increase of 12 minutes, 46 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 33 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 28 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Onion Creek is 6:46 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:45 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 6:30 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 19 minutes later at 7:49 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 6:30 AM and sets 14 hours, 5 minutes later, at 8:35 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:23 AM and sets 10 hours, 12 minutes later, at 5:35 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Onion Creek is increasing during March, rising from 3% to 12% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 14, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 88% of the time, while on January 23, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Onion Creek is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 10.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.9 miles per hour, while on September 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Onion Creek typically lasts for 8.8 months (270 days), from around March 3 to around November 28, rarely starting before February 1 or after March 26, and rarely ending before November 3 or after December 21.
During March in Onion Creek, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is rapidly increasing rising from 46% to 94% 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 Onion Creek are increasing during March, increasing by 346°F, from 348°F to 693°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Onion Creek is increasing during March, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 4.7 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 Onion Creek are 30.137 deg latitude, -97.784 deg longitude, and 643 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Onion Creek contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 223 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 626 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (689 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,703 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Onion Creek is covered by shrubs (36%), grassland (31%), artificial surfaces (19%), and cropland (13%), within 10 miles by grassland (36%) and artificial surfaces (28%), and within 50 miles by cropland (30%) and shrubs (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Onion Creek 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Onion Creek.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Onion Creek 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 Onion Creek is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Onion Creek and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (77%, 11 kilometers, northeast) and San Marcos Automatic Weather Observing / Reporting System (23%, 28 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .