Average Weather in March in Broken Bow Oklahoma, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 63°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 80°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 41°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 61°F.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Broken Bow typically range from 71°F to 94°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 53°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 Broken Bow experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 48% to 41%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 59% of the time.
For reference, on February 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on October 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Broken Bow, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is gradually increasing, starting the month at 27% and ending it at 30%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on May 22, and its lowest chance is 20% on January 16.
Over the course of March in Broken Bow, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 25% to 30%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Broken Bow is gradually increasing, starting the month at 3.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.6 inches or falls below 1.3 inches, and ending the month at 4.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.9 inches or falls below 1.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Broken Bow, 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, 4 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 7 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 52 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 28 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Broken Bow is 6:36 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 59 minutes later at 7:34 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 6:15 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 24 minutes later at 7:39 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 6:08 AM and sets 14 hours, 25 minutes later, at 8:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:20 AM and sets 9 hours, 53 minutes later, at 5:13 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Broken Bow is essentially constant during March, remaining within 1% of 1% throughout.
For reference, on July 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 88% of the time, while on January 19, 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 Broken Bow is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 23, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 6.2 miles per hour on March 23.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Broken Bow typically lasts for 7.6 months (233 days), from around March 26 to around November 13, rarely starting before February 27 or after April 18, and rarely ending before October 21 or after December 4.
During March in Broken Bow, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is rapidly increasing rising from 12% to 61% 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 Broken Bow are increasing during March, increasing by 220°F, from 168°F to 388°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Broken Bow is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 4.2 kWh to 5.4 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 Broken Bow are 34.029 deg latitude, -94.739 deg longitude, and 433 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Broken Bow contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 138 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 434 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (719 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,431 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Broken Bow is covered by cropland (71%), trees (18%), and artificial surfaces (11%), within 10 miles by trees (52%) and cropland (40%), and within 50 miles by trees (58%) and cropland (35%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Broken Bow 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 Broken Bow.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Broken Bow 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 Broken Bow is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Broken Bow and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Idabel, Mc Curtain County Regional Airport (69%, 17 kilometers, southwest); J Lynn Helms Airport (28%, 31 kilometers, east); and McAlester Regional Airport (3.2%, 135 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .