March weather forecast and climate
Vail, CO

Sunrise over Vail, Colorado hitting the slope of a mountain with nearby golden colored trees and a hill in the distance
Sunrise over Vail, Colorado hitting the slope of a mountain with nearby golden colored trees and a hill in the distance

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a freezing cold month in Vail, Colorado, with temperature in the range of an average low of 11.1°F (-11.6°C) and an average high of 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Temperature

In Vail, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 24.6°F (-4.1°C) in February, to a still freezing cold 31.8°F (-0.1°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 11.1°F (-11.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Vail, it is raining for 4.9 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Vail, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 14.8" (376mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Vail. In March, it is snowing for 13 days. Throughout March, 9.88" (251mm) of snow is accumulated. In Vail, during the entire year, snow falls for 107.8 days, and aggregates up to 77.72" (1974mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Vail, Colorado, is 7.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Vail?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Vail, Colorado, is 31.8°F (-0.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 11.1°F (-11.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Vail?

In Vail, Colorado, the average relative humidity in March is 87%.

How much does it rain in Vail in March?

In Vail, Colorado, in March, during 4.9 rainfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Vail?

In Vail, during March, snow falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.88" (251mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Vail have in March?

In Vail, Colorado, the average sunshine in March is 7.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Vail?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Vail, Colorado, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Vail, CO

Average temperature in March - Vail, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (70.3°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (24.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 11.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.2°F).

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Average pressure in March
Vail, CO

Average pressure in March - Vail, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.21").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94").

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Average wind speed in March
Vail, CO

Average wind speed in March - Vail, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Vail, CO

Average humidity in March - Vail, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (51%).

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Average rainfall in March
Vail, CO

Average rainfall in March - Vail, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.22"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in March
Vail, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Vail, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Vail, CO

Average snowfall in March - Vail, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 9.88"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.38").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.12").

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Average snowfall days in March
Vail, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Vail, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 13 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (16 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.3 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Vail, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Vail, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Vail, CO

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Vail, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Vail, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in March
Vail, CO

Average visibility in March - Vail, CO
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

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

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