South Lake Tahoe
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Stunning view of the Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
Stunning view of the Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
The first month of the spring, Marzo, is still a chilly month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Temperature

In Marzo, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in Febrero - a still frosty 48.6°F (9.2°C). In Marzo, the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Rainfall

In South Lake Tahoe, in Marzo, during 8 rainfall days, 1.76" (44.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in South Lake Tahoe, there are 73.6 rainfall days, and 16.43" (417.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are Enero through Junio, Noviembre and Diciembre. In South Lake Tahoe, in Marzo, 36.2" (919.5mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In South Lake Tahoe, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 143.4" (3642.3mm).

Daylight

In South Lake Tahoe, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In South Lake Tahoe, the average sunshine in Marzo is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Marzo is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In Marzo, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in Marzo in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, in Marzo, the average high-temperature is 48.6°F (9.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

How many days does it rain in Marzo in South Lake Tahoe?

In Marzo, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout Marzo, 1.76" (44.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in South Lake Tahoe in Marzo?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, in Marzo, 36.2" (919.5mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does South Lake Tahoe have in Marzo?

The average length of the day in Marzo is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in Marzo in South Lake Tahoe?

In Marzo, the average sunshine is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in Marzo in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average daily maximum UV index in Marzo is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 48.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°F).

Average rainfall in March - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June and September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in March - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average snowfall in March: 36.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (40").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in March - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).