Weather — March 2016

Batteries died in the weather station at mid-month; whole number temperatures are from Rock County Airport observations.

Date Day Low
Precipitation (inches)
3/31Thu 50.7°57.0°Rain 0.31″
Mostly cloudy with occasional rain, and westerly winds
3/30Wed 44.8°63.7°Next day
Cloudy, except for brief sun during the 4 pm hour; south winds. Rain shower during 8 pm hour
3/29Tue 32.5°62.2°
Sunny with southerly breezes
3/28Mon 39.0°55.2°
Decreasing cloudiness and northerly breezes
3/27Sun 40.3°49.8°Rain 0.20″
Cloudy with light and variable winds; light rain in the afternoon
3/26Sat 30.4°57.9°
Becoming mostly cloudy, with south or southeast breezes
3/25Fri 20.7°47.1°
Fog early, then mostly sunny, with winds calm to light southerly
3/24Thu 31.8°33.4°Precip 1.24″ including 1.8″ Snow
Rain, with some sleet and some thunder early. North winds. Snow between 3 and 7 pm; clearing by 10:30 pm
3/23Wed 36.0°37.0°Rain 0.16″ to 10:30 pm
Colder, with brisk northeast winds; rain after 10 am
3/22Tue 39.2°59.0°
Mostly cloudy and mild, with south winds becoming stronger southwest after 11 am. Winds calm around sunset, then east late
3/21Mon 27.1°50.7°
Partly cloudy; calm early, then southwest winds after 10 am
3/20Sun 31.3°50.4°
Mostly cloudy, with north or northwest winds
3/19Sat 33.3°45.5°
Mostly cloudy in the morning; cloudy after 1 pm. East or northeast winds
3/18Fri 32.0°45.1°
Cloudy with light northwest breezes
3/17Thu 39°55.8°
Partly to mostly cloudy and breezy, from the west
3/16Wed 45°55°Rain 0.77″
Rain overnight and in the morning, then cloudy and becoming very windy, from the west (steady to 37 mph with gusts to 45 mph). Partial clearing in the afternoon
3/15Tue 41°54°Rain 0.27″
Morning fog, then mostly cloudy with southeast winds; rain shower in early afternoon
3/14Mon 45.0°56.3°Rain 0.43″
Light rain ending by 3:30 am. Cloudy with a touch of morning fog, and calm wind
3/13Sun 47.7°50°Next day
Light rain and east winds
3/12Sat 34.5°62.6°
Cloudy, with winds generally calm
3/11Fri 32.2°59.0°
Dense freezing fog early in some areas. Sunny and calm in the morning; light southerly breezes after 10 am
3/10Thu 42.3°56.7°
Cloudy in the morning, with northwest breezes. Partial clearing in the afternoon
3/9Wed 57.4°62.8°
Mostly cloudy with westerly winds
3/8Tue 55.6°68.0°Rain (trace)
Mostly cloudy and very mild, with brisk south winds; brief light rain around 12:45 pm
3/7Mon 39.4°64.0°
Mix of sun and clouds; south to southeast winds
3/6Sun 30.0°52.2°Rain 0.03″
Mostly cloudy and warmer, with brisk south winds. Drizzle after 10:30 pm
3/5Sat 30.9°41.2°
Low was late Friday night. Cloudy with north winds
3/4Fri 15.4°41.7°Snow 1.2″
Sunny early, then increasing clouds. Light south winds after 10 am. Light snow between 7 and 10 pm
3/3Thu 23.9°34.9°Snow 0.2″
Light snow ending in the morning. Cloudy with light east or northeast winds; few afternoon flurries (no accumulation)
3/2Wed 7.0°30.2°Next day
Sunny and calm; becoming mostly cloudy after 3 pm. Light snow after 10:30 pm
3/1Tue 19.6°25.5°Snow 4.2″ incl. Mon. eve.
Light snow and blowing snow. Northeast winds becoming north in the morning. Occasional snow until about 3 pm, then partial clearing with diminishing winds