March weather forecast
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

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average low of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and an average high of 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature in March increases from a frosty 43.2°F (6.2°C) in February to a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C). In Santa Fe, in March, the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 45%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, it is raining for 6.1 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Santa Fe, New Mexico, are January through May, October through December. In March, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout March, 2.32" (59mm) of snow is accumulated. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, snow falls for 36 days and aggregates up to 22.68" (576mm) of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Santa Fe is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March in Santa Fe, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 5:58 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:24 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

The average sunshine in March is 9.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 average humidity in March in Santa Fe?

In March, the average relative humidity in Santa Fe is 45%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in March?

In Santa Fe, in March, it is raining for 6.1 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Santa Fe in March?

In Santa Fe, in March, snow falls for 4.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.32" (59mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Santa Fe?

In March, the average day length in Santa Fe is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Santa Fe?

On the first day of March in Santa Fe, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 5:58 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:24 pm MDT.

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

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 Santa Fe?

The average sunshine duration in March in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Santa Fe?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 52.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.32"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.71").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 42min

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

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Average sunshine days in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in March - Santa Fe, 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in March - Santa Fe, 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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