March weather forecast
Gallup, NM

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Gallup, is a fresh month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 52.7°F (11.5°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from a chilly 43.3°F (6.3°C) in February to a fresh 52.7°F (11.5°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Humidity

In Gallup, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in March is 45%.

Rainfall

In Gallup, New Mexico, during 5.8 rainfall days, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 69.2 rainfall days, and 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Gallup, New Mexico, are January through May, October through December. In Gallup, during March, snow falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of snow. In Gallup, during the entire year, snow falls for 24.1 days and aggregates up to 10.91" (277mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Gallup is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 6:10 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 7:35 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

In Gallup, the average sunshine in March is 9.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Gallup?

In March, in Gallup, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Gallup?

In March, the average relative humidity in Gallup, New Mexico, is 45%.

How many days does it rain in March in Gallup?

In Gallup, New Mexico, in March, it is raining for 5.8 days, with typically 0.47" (12mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gallup in March?

In Gallup, New Mexico, in March, snow falls for 2 days, with typically accumulated 0.67" (17mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Gallup have in March?

In March, the average day length in Gallup is 12h and 0min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Gallup?

On the first day of March in Gallup, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 6:10 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 7:35 pm MDT.

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

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 Gallup?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Gallup, New Mexico, is 9.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Gallup?

In Gallup, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Gallup, NM

Average temperature in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 52.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gallup, NM

Average pressure in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Gallup, NM

Average wind speed in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gallup, NM

Average humidity in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gallup, NM

Average rainfall in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.06").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May and June (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gallup, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Gallup, NM

Average snowfall in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.67"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.91").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Gallup, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gallup, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 23.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (25.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gallup, NM

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (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
Gallup, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Gallup, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in March
Gallup, NM

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

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

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