March weather forecast
Denver, CO

The colorful sky above the sunlit Denver city, Colorado in autumn
The colorful sky above the sunlit Denver city, Colorado in autumn

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Denver, Colorado, with temperature in the range of an average high of 51.4°F (10.8°C) and an average low of 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Temperature

In Denver, the average high-temperature in March increases from a cold 40.5°F (4.7°C) in February to a cool 51.4°F (10.8°C). In Denver, the average low-temperature is 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 55%.

Rainfall

In Denver, during March, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation. In Denver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 119.5 days and collects up to 12.95" (329mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Denver are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is March, when snow falls for 6.7 days and typically aggregates up to 6.26" (159mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:52 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:23 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In Denver, the average sunshine in March is 9.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Denver?

In March, the average relative humidity in Denver is 55%.

How much does it rain in Denver in March?

In Denver, Colorado, in March, it is raining for 9.3 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Denver?

March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 6.7 days and accumulates 6.26" (159mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in March in Denver?

In Denver, Colorado, during March, snow falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.26" (159mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Denver have in March?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Denver?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:52 pm MST. On the last day of the month, in Denver, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:23 pm MDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Denver, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Denver have in March?

In Denver, the average sunshine duration in March is 9.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Denver?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Denver, Colorado, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Denver, CO

Average temperature in March - Denver, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 51.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 29.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (20.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Denver, CO

Average pressure in March - Denver, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Denver, CO

Average wind speed in March - Denver, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Denver, CO

Average humidity in March - Denver, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (66%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

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Average rainfall in March
Denver, CO

Average rainfall in March - Denver, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.36").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in March
Denver, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Denver, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Denver, CO

Average snowfall in March - Denver, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.26"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (6.26").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Denver, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Denver, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Denver, CO
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 6min

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Denver, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Denver, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Denver, CO

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Denver, CO

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

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 26).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in March
Denver, CO

Average visibility in March - Denver, 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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