March weather forecast
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

The famed Horseshoe bend at the iconic Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
The famed Horseshoe bend at the iconic Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is an agreeable month in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, with temperature in the range of an average high of 71.1°F (21.7°C) and an average low of 45°F (7.2°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from an enjoyable 62.1°F (16.7°C) in February to an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C). In Grand Canyon National Park, in March, the average low-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout March, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, during the entire year, the rain falls for 33 days and collects up to 9.69" (246mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Grand Canyon National Park is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 6:49 pm MST.

Sunshine

In Grand Canyon National Park, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Grand Canyon National Park?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Grand Canyon National Park, is 71.1°F (21.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Grand Canyon National Park?

In Grand Canyon National Park, during March, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Grand Canyon National Park?

In Grand Canyon National Park, snow does not fall in February through November.

How many hours of daylight does Grand Canyon National Park have in March?

In March, the average day length in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Grand Canyon National Park?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 6:49 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Grand Canyon National Park have in March?

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, the average sunshine duration in March is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Grand Canyon National Park?

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Average temperature in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average high temperature in March: 71°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (104°F).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 45°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35°F).

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Average rainfall in March
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Average rainfall in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in March
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Average rainfall days in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (5 days).
The months with the least rainy days are May and June (1 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Average snowfall in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.1").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 45min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 13h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index in March
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Average UV index in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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