March weather forecast and climate
Ruidoso, NM

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a moderate month in Ruidoso, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 37.2°F (2.9°C) and max 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In Ruidoso, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a chilly 49.6°F (9.8°C) in February, to a moderate 58.3°F (14.6°C). In Ruidoso, the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 5.1 days. Throughout March, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 105.3 rainfall days, and 18.5" (470mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In March, in Ruidoso, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout March, 0.63" (16mm) of snow is accumulated. In Ruidoso, during the entire year, snow falls for 19.1 days, and aggregates up to 11.26" (286mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, the average sunshine is 9.7h.

UV index

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, in March, the average high-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, the average relative humidity in March is 36%.

How many days does it rain in March in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, during March, the rain falls for 5.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Ruidoso?

In March, in Ruidoso, New Mexico, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout March, 0.63" (16mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Ruidoso?

The average sunshine in March is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Ruidoso?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average temperature in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 58.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average pressure in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average wind speed in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Ruidoso, NM

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and December (56%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (30%).

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Average rainfall in March
Ruidoso, NM

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average snowfall in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.63"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.62").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (5.2 days).
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
Ruidoso, NM

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.7h

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

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Average sunshine days in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 24.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Ruidoso, NM

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 21).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in March
Ruidoso, NM

Average visibility in March - Ruidoso, 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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