March weather forecast and climate
Cortez, CO

The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado
The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Cortez, is a fresh month, with average temperature fluctuating between 50.2°F (10.1°C) and 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Temperature

In Cortez, Colorado, the average high-temperature increases, from a cold 39.4°F (4.1°C) in February, to a fresh 50.2°F (10.1°C). In March, in Cortez, the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

In Cortez, Colorado, the average relative humidity in March is 52%.

Rainfall

In March, in Cortez, the rain falls for 7.7 days. Throughout March, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Cortez, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.9 days and collects up to 9.84" (250mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Cortez, during March, snow falls for 4.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Cortez, Colorado, there are 34.4 snowfall days, and 29.29" (744mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Cortez, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In Cortez, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Cortez?

In Cortez, Colorado, in March, the average high-temperature is 50.2°F (10.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Cortez?

In March, the average relative humidity is 52%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cortez?

In Cortez, Colorado, during March, the rain falls for 7.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Cortez?

In March, it is snowing for 4.1 days. Throughout March, 2.72" (69mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Cortez?

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cortez have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Cortez is 8.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Cortez?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Cortez, Colorado, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Cortez, CO

Average temperature in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 50.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Cortez, CO

Average pressure in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in March
Cortez, CO

Average wind speed in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Cortez, CO

Average humidity in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 52%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (26%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.18"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.26").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in March
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.11").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (8.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cortez, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (26.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (17.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cortez, CO

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Cortez, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 23

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in March
Cortez, CO

Average visibility in March - Cortez, CO
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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