March weather forecast
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Elko, is a frosty month, with an average temperature varying between 28.6°F (-1.9°C) and 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a cold 35.2°F (1.8°C) in February to a chilly 44.1°F (6.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Elko, is 28.6°F (-1.9°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 67%.

Rainfall

In Elko, Nevada, during March, the rain falls for 10.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. In Elko, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92.1 days and collects up to 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elko are January through May, October through December. In Elko, Nevada, during 8.2 snowfall days, 4.13" (105mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Elko, during the entire year, snow falls for 53 days and aggregates up to 30.28" (769mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Elko, Nevada, is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 5:34 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:06 pm PDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

Sunshine

In Elko, the average sunshine in March is 7.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Elko is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average relative humidity in March is 67%.

How much does it rain in Elko in March?

In March, in Elko, the rain falls for 10.7 days. Throughout March, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Elko?

In Elko, in March, during 8.2 snowfall days, 4.13" (105mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Elko?

On the first day of March in Elko, Nevada, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 5:34 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:06 pm PDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Elko, Nevada, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Elko?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Elko, Nevada, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Elko, NV

Average temperature in March - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 28.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in March
Elko, NV

Average pressure in March - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.26"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Elko, NV

Average wind speed in March - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in March
Elko, NV

Average humidity in March - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in March: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

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Average rainfall in March
Elko, NV

Average rainfall in March - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in March
Elko, NV

Average rainfall days in March - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Elko, NV

Average snowfall in March - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.13"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.35").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Elko, NV

Average snowfall days in March - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Elko, NV

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Elko, NV

Average sunshine days in March - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Elko, NV

Average UV index in March - Elko, NV
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Elko, NV

Average cloud cover in March - Elko, NV
  • Average cloud cover in March: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in March
Elko, NV

Average visibility in March - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (5mi).

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