March weather forecast
Yuma, AZ

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Arizona/California border with the Colorado River in Yuma, Arizona
Arizona/California border with the Colorado River in Yuma, Arizona

Weather in March

As spring begins to make its appearance, March in Yuma heralds a subtle transition in climatic conditions. An increase in average weekday sunshine hours to 9.5 hours coupled with the budding warmth and notable dryness all add up to create an appealing time for outdoor activities. With an average rainfall of only 0.35" (9mm), the chance of encountering a rainy day is minuscule. The upturn in temperature and daylight hours brings a new vibrancy to the city, the perfect precursor to the forthcoming summer heat. March ends up as a pivotal month, balancing the remnants of winter chill with the approach of spring warmth quite elegantly.

Temperature

A minor escalation in the average high-temperature is seen in Yuma, Arizona, with the onset of March, moving from a pleasant 72.1°F (22.3°C) in February to a moderately hot 79°F (26.1°C). Yuma, during March, witnesses an average low-temperature of 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 29%.

Rainfall

In Yuma, in March, during 2 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Yuma, during the entire year, the rain falls for 31.6 days and collects up to 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 6:36 pm. On the last day of March, in Yuma, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 6:58 pm MST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Yuma is 9.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Yuma is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 6 during March translates into these guidelines:
Deter overexposure. Protecting against the sun's effects is essential. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sun's UV radiation is at its peak. Limit your exposure to direct sunlight during these hours. Prioritize a wide-brim hat for comprehensive sun defense for your face, neck, eyes, and ears.
Updated: Feb 9, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What are March temperatures in Yuma?

In Yuma, in March, the average high-temperature is 79°F (26.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Yuma?

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

How much does it rain in Yuma in March?

In Yuma, in March, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 0.35" (9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Yuma have in March?

The average day length in March in Yuma, Arizona, is 12h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Yuma?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 6:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 6:58 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Yuma have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Yuma is 9.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Yuma?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Yuma, Arizona, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Yuma, AZ

Average temperature in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average high temperature in March: 79°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (105.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (66°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 58.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (86.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (50.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Yuma, AZ

Average pressure in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average pressure in March: 29.95"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.74"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Yuma, AZ

Average wind speed in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and July (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Yuma, AZ

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (38%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (22%).

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Average rainfall in March
Yuma, AZ

Average rainfall in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.35"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and September (0.39").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May and June (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in March
Yuma, AZ

Average rainfall days in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (5.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (0.8 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Yuma, 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 3min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Yuma, AZ

Average sunshine days in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in March: 29.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (30.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (22.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Yuma, AZ

Average UV index in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
Yuma, AZ

Average cloud cover in March - Yuma, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in March: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 17).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in March
Yuma, AZ

Average visibility in March - Yuma, 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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