March weather forecast
Missoula, MT

The scenic area surrounding the iconic Higgins Street Bridge in Missoula, Montana
The scenic area surrounding the iconic Higgins Street Bridge in Missoula, Montana

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Missoula, is a wintry month, with an average temperature ranging between max 39.6°F (4.2°C) and min 22.8°F (-5.1°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a freezing cold 30.7°F (-0.7°C) in February to a wintry 39.6°F (4.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Missoula, is 22.8°F (-5.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Missoula is 84%.

Rainfall

In Missoula, it is raining for 7.5 days, with typically 0.2" (5mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Missoula, Montana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 67.5 days and collects up to 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Missoula are January through May, September through December. In Missoula, during March, snow falls for 6.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 44 snowfall days, and 8.07" (205mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Missoula, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 6:21 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 8:03 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

The average sunshine in March is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Missoula is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 Missoula?

In Missoula, the average relative humidity in March is 84%.

How many days does it rain in March in Missoula?

In Missoula, Montana, in March, during 7.5 rainfall days, 0.2" (5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Missoula in March?

In Missoula, Montana, in March, snow falls for 6.9 days, with typically accumulated 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Missoula have in March?

The average day length in March in Missoula, Montana, is 11h and 57min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Missoula?

On the first day of March in Missoula, Montana, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 6:21 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 8:03 pm MDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Missoula?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Missoula is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Missoula?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Missoula, MT

Average temperature in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average high temperature in March: 39.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (46.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (15.4°F).

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Average pressure in March
Missoula, MT

Average pressure in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Missoula, MT

Average wind speed in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Missoula, MT

Average humidity in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average humidity in March: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (50%).

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Average rainfall in March
Missoula, MT

Average rainfall in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (0.47").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and December (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in March
Missoula, MT

Average rainfall days in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Missoula, MT

Average snowfall in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.36").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Missoula, MT

Average snowfall days in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9 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
Missoula, MT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Missoula, MT

Average sunshine days in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (27 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Missoula, MT

Average UV index in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Missoula, MT

Average cloud cover in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in March
Missoula, MT

Average visibility in March - Missoula, MT
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

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

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