March weather forecast
Durango, CO

A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton
A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Durango, is still a cold month, with average temperature varying between 41.9°F (5.5°C) and 22.3°F (-5.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a cold 33.4°F (0.8°C) in February, to a still wintry 41.9°F (5.5°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 22.3°F (-5.4°C).

Humidity

In Durango, the average relative humidity in March is 69%.

Rainfall

In Durango, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 1.73" (44mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 113.4 rainfall days, and 20.63" (524mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Durango. In Durango, during 9.8 snowfall days, 12.32" (313mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 69.1 snowfall days, and 74.06" (1881mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Durango is 8.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 Durango?

The average relative humidity in March in Durango is 69%.

How much does it rain in Durango in March?

In Durango, Colorado, in March, during 6.8 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Durango in March?

In Durango, in March, snow falls for 9.8 days, with typically accumulated 12.32" (313mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Durango have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Durango is 8.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Durango?

Months with the lowest UV index in Durango, Colorado, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Durango?

In Durango, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Durango, CO

Average temperature in March - Durango, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 41.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Durango, CO

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April, May and June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in March
Durango, CO

Average wind speed in March - Durango, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Durango, CO

Average humidity in March - Durango, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in March
Durango, CO

Average rainfall in March - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in March
Durango, CO

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Durango, CO

Average snowfall in March - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.32"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.57").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Durango, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
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
Durango, CO

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Durango, 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: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Durango, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Durango, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Durango, CO

Average UV index in March - Durango, CO
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Durango, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Durango, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in March
Durango, CO

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

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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