March weather forecast
Aurora, CO

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Beautiful city lights and speedy car lights on the highway in Aurora City, Colorado

Weather in March

The advent of spring in March brings a noticeable climb in temperature, peaking at 53.1°F (11.7°C). As the town transitions from the chilly embrace of winter, the snow begins to melt heralding the beginning of the warmer months ahead. This period of transition is marked by longer daylight hours favoring afternoons basking in the warming sunlight. Relative humidity decreases moderately, creating somewhat drier conditions than seen earlier in the year. Colorado’s famously clear skies become increasingly common, suggesting outdoor activities without the hindrance of cloudy weather.

Temperature

March's arrival in Aurora brings a change in high-temperatures, moving from an icy 41.7°F (5.4°C) in February to a fresh 53.1°F (11.7°C). During the nights in March, Aurora records a pronounced shift from the daytime warmth, with a consistent average temperature of 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Humidity

In Aurora, the average relative humidity in March is 53%.

Rainfall

In Aurora, in March, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 98.3 rainfall days, and 11.69" (297mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall in Aurora, Colorado, is March, when snow falls for 5.6 days and typically aggregates up to 4.49" (114mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:51 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:22 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Aurora is 9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A maximum high daily UV index of 3 during March translates into the following directions:
Guard yourself - Precautionary measures against sun damage are advocated. The mid-day Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation, so seek shade and minimize exposure. For effective sun eye protection, rely on sunglasses certified for UVA and UVB resistance. Heed this! Snow reflection can almost augment the UV radiation of the sun by double.
Updated: Feb 10, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What are March temperatures in Aurora?

In Aurora, in March, the average high-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Aurora?

The average relative humidity in March is 53%.

How many days does it rain in March in Aurora?

In Aurora, in March, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Aurora?

March is the month with the most snowfall in Aurora, Colorado. Snow falls for 5.6 days and accumulates 4.49" (114mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in March in Aurora?

In Aurora, during March, snow falls for 5.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.49" (114mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Aurora have in March?

In Aurora, the average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Aurora?

On the first day of March in Aurora, Colorado, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:51 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:22 pm MDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Aurora?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Aurora?

In Aurora, the average sunshine duration in March is 9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Aurora?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Aurora is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Aurora, CO

Average temperature in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 53.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (40.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.7°F).

Average pressure in March
Aurora, CO

Average pressure in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and June (29.9"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Aurora, CO

Average wind speed in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are September and December (6.5mph).

Average humidity in March
Aurora, CO

Average humidity in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 53%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (64%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (42%).

Average rainfall in March
Aurora, CO

Average rainfall in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.43").

Average rainfall days in March
Aurora, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

Average snowfall in March
Aurora, CO

Average snowfall in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.49"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (4.49").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Aurora, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Aurora, CO

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in March
Aurora, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.2 days).

Average UV index in March
Aurora, CO

Average UV index in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March
Aurora, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Aurora, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 15).

Average visibility in March
Aurora, CO

Average visibility in March - Aurora, CO
  • 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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