March weather forecast
Erie, CO

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Weather in March

Erie, Colorado experiences noticeable enhancements in weather conditions in the month of March when measured against February. A palpable sign of the incoming spring, temperatures begin to climb, and snowfall reductions become more obvious. Taking a broader perspective, March stands out with the highest relative humidity of 52% throughout the year. The promise of April delivers a surge in temperatures and daylight hours. Yet, the charm of a Colorado winter lingers with snow blanketing the town, albeit less frequently.

Temperature

March's onset brings a rise in the average high-temperature, moving from a cold 42.6°F (5.9°C) in February to a cool 54.5°F (12.5°C). Despite higher daytime temperatures, nighttime averages fall to a subzero cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C) in March.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 52%.

Rainfall

In Erie, in March, during 7.4 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Erie, Colorado, there are 87 rainfall days, and 9.88" (251mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Erie are January through May, October through December. In Erie, in March, during 5.3 snowfall days, 3.78" (96mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Erie, during the entire year, snow falls for 38.2 days and aggregates up to 27.44" (697mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Erie, 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, in Erie, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:24 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

In March, the average sunshine in Erie is 8.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 3 translates into these guidelines:
Put precautions into practice - Protective measures against sun-induced damage are advised. Direct exposure to the Sun during its peak hours around mid-day should be minimized for safety. Outfit yourself in sun-safe attire, like long sleeves, pants, a hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember! The Sun's UV radiation can be magnified almost twofold by the reflection of snow.
Updated: Feb 10, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Erie in March?

The high-temperature, in March, in Erie, records 54.5°F (12.5°C), while the low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Erie?

The average relative humidity in March is 52%.

How much does it rain in Erie in March?

In Erie, Colorado, in March, it is raining for 7.4 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Erie?

In March, in Erie, it is snowing for 5.3 days. Throughout March, 3.78" (96mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Erie have in March?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Erie?

On the first day of March in Erie, Colorado, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:52 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:24 pm MDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Erie have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Erie is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Erie?

In Erie, the average daily maximum UV index in March 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
Erie, CO

Average temperature in March - Erie, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 54.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (40.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21°F).

Average pressure in March
Erie, CO

Average pressure in March - Erie, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Erie, CO

Average wind speed in March - Erie, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (5.7mph).

Average humidity in March
Erie, CO

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (64%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (40%).

Average rainfall in March
Erie, CO

Average rainfall in March - Erie, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.69").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (0.35").

Average rainfall days in March
Erie, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Erie, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.4 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (12.3 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average snowfall in March
Erie, CO

Average snowfall in March - Erie, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.78"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (4.45").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Erie, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Erie, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 5min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in March
Erie, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Erie, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.8 days).

Average UV index in March
Erie, CO

Average UV index in March - Erie, 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
Erie, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Erie, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 25

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
Erie, CO

Average visibility in March - Erie, 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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