March weather forecast and climate
Gunnison, CO

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Gunnison, Colorado, with average temperature ranging between min 12.4°F (-10.9°C) and max 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a freezing cold 27.7°F (-2.4°C) in February, to a cold 35.2°F (1.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Humidity

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In Gunnison, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 83.5 rainfall days, and 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, in Gunnison, it is snowing for 11.8 days. Throughout March, 6.81" (173mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gunnison, there are 77.9 snowfall days, and 41.65" (1058mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Gunnison, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Gunnison are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Gunnison?

In March, the average relative humidity in Gunnison, Colorado, is 83%.

How much does it rain in Gunnison in March?

In Gunnison, Colorado, during March, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gunnison in March?

In Gunnison, during March, snow falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.81" (173mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Gunnison?

The average sunshine in March in Gunnison is 8.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Gunnison?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Gunnison?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Gunnison, Colorado, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Gunnison, CO

Average temperature in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 35.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gunnison, CO

Average pressure in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94").

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Average wind speed in March
Gunnison, CO

Average wind speed in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May and June (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gunnison, CO

Average humidity in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.97").
Months with the least snowfall are July and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gunnison, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.9 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gunnison, CO

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Gunnison, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in March
Gunnison, CO

Average visibility in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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