March weather a little bit warmer than what's typical

Worthington weather in March featured high temperatures slightly warmer than normal, lows also warmer than what’s typical and a little bit more precipitation than average, according to data compiled at the Worthington Wastewater Treatment Plant.


The normal average high temperature in Worthington in March is 39.7 degrees and the average low is 21.2 degrees, according to National Weather Service statistics. This year, those corresponding numbers are 40.3 degrees and 21.3 degrees, respectively, meaning that February highs were .6 degrees warmer than average and the month’s lows 2.1 degrees warmer than normal.


March’s highest temperature in Worthington was 69 degrees, which was reported on the 21st. There was also a high of 66 degrees reported on the 22nd, and a high of 63 degrees on the 17th. The coldest reading of the month in Worthington was recorded on both March 12 and 13 at minus-1 degree. A low of 5 was recorded on March 11, and there was a low of 9 on March 10.


In terms of precipitation, Worthington had a measured total of 1.64 inches of moisture during the month of March. Comparatively, National Weather Service statistics indicate that the average rainfall for the month of March is 1.46 inches. A total of .6 inches of snow fell during March; that’s 5.1 inches less than the average.


For the first three months of 2022, Worthington’s average high is 30.7 degrees and the average low is 7.9. Historical averages for January through March are 30.0 and 12.1 degrees. The total precipitation thus far has been 2.44 inches; the historical norm is 2.99 inches.



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