Yosemite National Park
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Yosemite National Park, CA

Part of Merced River in the valley below the Yosemite National Park Mountains, California, with clear blue skies
Part of Merced River in the valley below the Yosemite National Park Mountains, California, with clear blue skies
March is a cold month in Yosemite with average temperatures in the range of a frigid 31°F (-0.6°C) to a mild 58°F (14.4°C). Rain is persistent with 5.3" (134.6mm) over the space of 10 rainy days as the cold stretches along.
Snow accumulates to 12.5" (317.5mm), and most of the trails are still inaccessible due to the inhospitable conditions. Sunny days are rare in March, but the biggest advantage for a trip at this time of the year to Yosemite is that the crowds are not an obstacle, which comes at the cost of mostly cloudy and rainy days.

What is the temperature in March in Yosemite National Park?

In Yosemite National Park, in March, the average high-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.9°F (-0.6°C).

How much does it rain in Yosemite National Park in March?

In Yosemite National Park, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 5.4" (136.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Yosemite National Park in March?

During March, Yosemite National Park regularly aggregates up to 12.9" (327.7mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Yosemite National Park?

In Yosemite National Park, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

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

The average sunshine in March in Yosemite National Park, California, is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Yosemite National Park?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Yosemite National Park, California, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Average high temperature in March: 58.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (53.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.6°F).

Average rainfall in March - Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall in March: 5.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (6.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.2").

Average rainfall days in March - Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (16.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in March - Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Average UV index in March: 6

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