Grand Canyon National Park
Arizona, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

A stunning aerial panorama on the famed Horseshoe bend at the iconic Grand Canyon National Park
A stunning aerial panorama on the famed Horseshoe bend at the iconic Grand Canyon National Park
March begins the spring, which is a wonderful time to be in Grand Canyon with average temperatures in the range of a mild 48°F (8.9°C) to a warm 71.1°F (21.7°C) around the canyon region, while they fluctuate from 25°F (-3.9°C) to 50°F (10°C) along the Rims.
The North Rim still faces closure due to snow accumulation, but the canyon area mostly loses snow.
Sunny days are abundant in March, but the crowds are scarce for a trip at this time of the year to the Grand Canyon, as is the rain. Spring, however, is breezy with gusts of wind that blow at 40mph (64.4km/h) - so dress in layers as the cold is not over yet!

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

The average high-temperature, in March, 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 March, in Grand Canyon National Park, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout March, 0.9" (21.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Grand Canyon National Park?

February through November are months without snowfall in Grand Canyon National Park.

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

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Grand Canyon National Park?

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

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

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).
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).

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 lowest rainfall) is June (0.2").

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).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May and June (1 days).

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

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

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

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

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).