Santa Fe
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
March, the first month of the spring, in Santa Fe, is a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases, from a chilly 48.2°F (9°C) in February, to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Santa Fe, is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, in March, it is raining for 4.7 days, with typically 0.9" (23.9mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 65.7 days and collects up to 14.2" (360.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In March, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout March, 4.4" (111.8mm) of snow is accumulated. In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.4 days, and aggregates up to 23" (584.3mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Santa Fe is 12h.

Sunshine

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Santa Fe?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 55.9°F (13.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, in March, during 4.7 rainfall days, 0.9" (23.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Santa Fe in March?

In March, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout March, 4.4" (111.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Santa Fe have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Fe have in March?

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Santa Fe?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 55.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.4°F).

Average rainfall in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).