March weather forecast and climate
Albuquerque, NM

A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings
A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Albuquerque, is a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average high of 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a frosty 49.3°F (9.6°C) in February, to a moderate 59.7°F (15.4°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 36%.

Rainfall

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 6.5 days and accumulates 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Albuquerque, during 1.7 snowfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.6 days, and aggregates up to 7.99" (203mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Albuquerque, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Albuquerque is 9.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Albuquerque is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 temperature in March in Albuquerque?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Albuquerque, is 59.7°F (15.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Albuquerque?

The average relative humidity in March in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 36%.

How many days does it rain in March in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, in March, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 0.35" (9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Albuquerque?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Rain falls for 6.5 days and accumulates 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, during March, snow falls for 1.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

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

In March, the average length of the day in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Albuquerque?

In March, the average sunshine in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 9.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Albuquerque?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Albuquerque is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average temperature in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 59.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average pressure in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.89").

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Average wind speed in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average wind speed in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average humidity in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 36%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (27%).

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Average rainfall in March
Albuquerque, NM

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average snowfall in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.44").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average sunshine days in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 23.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average UV index in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in March
Albuquerque, NM

Average visibility in March - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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