March weather forecast
Alamogordo, NM

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High rocks and cliffs on the slopes of a high hill overlooking the gorgeous Alamogordo Mountain ranges in New Mexico
High rocks and cliffs on the slopes of a high hill overlooking the gorgeous Alamogordo Mountain ranges in New Mexico

Weather in March

March is a month of transition for Alamogordo, New Mexico, as the city moves from the cool vestiges of winter towards the warming influence of spring. Temperatures rise to a comfortable high of 64.2°F (17.9°C), offering residents a taste of the warmer months to come. The city experiences diminished rainfall, marking a transition away from the climatic characteristics of winter. With the advent of spring, the city can look forward to further temperature increases, decreased rainfall, and the flourishing natural beauty that April promises.

Temperature

With the onset of March, Alamogordo's average high-temperature sees a modest rise, moving from February's cool 55.2°F (12.9°C) to a refreshing 64.2°F (17.9°C). In the month of March, Alamogordo's average low-temperature falls to a chilly 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Humidity

In Alamogordo, the average relative humidity in March is 30%.

Rainfall

In Alamogordo, New Mexico, during March, the rain falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation. In Alamogordo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60.2 days and collects up to 5.79" (147mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Alamogordo, snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:01 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:23 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

The average sunshine in March is 9.8h.

UV index

In Alamogordo, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 4 during March translates into these guidelines:
Act with care - The suggestion to avoid sunburn is emphasized. Direct exposure to the Sun's intense radiation around midday should be avoided for health reasons. Your best bet for sun defense on the face, eyes, and neck is a hat with a wide brim.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average March temperature in Alamogordo?

In March, in Alamogordo, the average high-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Alamogordo?

In Alamogordo, the average relative humidity in March is 30%.

How much does it rain in Alamogordo in March?

In March, in Alamogordo, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout March, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Alamogordo?

In Alamogordo, New Mexico, snow does not fall in March through October.

Does it snow in Alamogordo in March?

In March, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

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

The average day length in March is 12h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Alamogordo?

On the first day of March in Alamogordo, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:01 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:23 pm MDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Alamogordo?

The average sunshine duration in March in Alamogordo, New Mexico, is 9.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Alamogordo?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Alamogordo, New Mexico, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average temperature in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (89.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 43.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average pressure in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average wind speed in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average humidity in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 30%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (51%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (25%).

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Average rainfall in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average rainfall in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average snowfall in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 27 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13 days).

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Average UV index in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average UV index in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 16).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in March
Alamogordo, NM

Average visibility in March - Alamogordo, NM
  • 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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