March weather forecast
Las Cruces, NM

The lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico
The lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Las Cruces, is a pleasant month, with an average temperature ranging between max 69.1°F (20.6°C) and min 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from a moderate 60.1°F (15.6°C) in February to a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

In Las Cruces, the average relative humidity in March is 28%.

Rainfall

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, during 4.2 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Las Cruces, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.4 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall in Las Cruces.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of March in Las Cruces, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:04 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:26 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 Las Cruces, the average sunshine in March is 9.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Las Cruces?

The average relative humidity in March in Las Cruces is 28%.

How much does it rain in Las Cruces in March?

In March, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the rain falls for 4.2 days. Throughout March, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Las Cruces?

March through October are months without snowfall in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Does it snow in Las Cruces in March?

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

How many hours of daylight does Las Cruces have in March?

The average day length in March in Las Cruces is 12h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Las Cruces?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:04 pm MST. On the last day of the month, in Las Cruces, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:26 pm MDT.

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

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 Las Cruces?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Las Cruces is 9.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average temperature in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 69.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Las Cruces, NM

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average wind speed in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average humidity in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 28%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (22%).

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Average rainfall in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average rainfall in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average snowfall in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
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
Las Cruces, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 26.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and April (26.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average UV index in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 15

The months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 18).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average visibility in March - Las Cruces, 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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