March weather forecast
Scottsdale, AZ

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A scenic waterfront canal running through Scottsdale, Arizona

Weather in March

Come March, temperatures in Scottsdale, Arizona continue rising, hinting the onset of the warmer half of the year. Relative humidity dips, leading to lower precipitation, with rainfall amounts significantly lower than those during the winter months. Sunlit days become more frequent as the month progresses, with sunshine hours increasing notably from February. March's pleasant weather allows for unhindered outdoor activities as wind speeds aren't at their peak yet. March marks the transition from winter to spring with a considerable increase in daily temperatures and daylight hours.

Temperature

March's arrival brings a modest temperature shift, moving from a refreshing 67.5°F (19.7°C) in February to a moderately hot 75.7°F (24.3°C). Scottsdale, during the month of March, experiences an average low-temperature of 55.4°F (13°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 29%.

Rainfall

In Scottsdale, in March, it is raining for 3.6 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Scottsdale, Arizona, during the entire year, the rain falls for 57.7 days and collects up to 7.72" (196mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Scottsdale, Arizona, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of March in Scottsdale, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 6:47 pm MST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Scottsdale is 9.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A daily high UV index of 5 in March leads to these guidelines:
Guard yourself - An obligation to protect skin and eyes from harm exists. To protect against the Sun's most potent rays, avoid direct exposure around midday. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays.

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in March in Scottsdale?

The high-temperature in Scottsdale, Arizona, during March is 75.7°F (24.3°C) and the low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Scottsdale?

In Scottsdale, Arizona, the average relative humidity in March is 29%.

How many days does it rain in March in Scottsdale?

In Scottsdale, Arizona, in March, it is raining for 3.6 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Scottsdale have in March?

The average day length in March in Scottsdale, Arizona, is 12h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Scottsdale?

On the first day of March in Scottsdale, Arizona, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 6:47 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Scottsdale have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 9.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Scottsdale?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Scottsdale, Arizona, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average temperature in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average high temperature in March: 75.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (102.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (62.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 55.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (84.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46.9°F).

Average pressure in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average pressure in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average pressure in March: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.81"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average wind speed in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and May (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.4mph).

Average humidity in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average humidity in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average humidity in March: 29%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (44%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (16%).

Average rainfall in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average rainfall in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.08").

Average rainfall days in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average rainfall days in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average sunshine days in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in March: 27.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (16.8 days).

Average UV index in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average UV index in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average cloud cover in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in March: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 5).

Average visibility in March
Scottsdale, AZ

Average visibility in March - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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