March weather forecast
Salt Lake City, UT

A stunning autumn panorama of the Salt Lake City landscape in Utah
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Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Salt Lake City, is a frosty month, with an average temperature ranging between max 46.6°F (8.1°C) and min 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Temperature

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a cold 37.8°F (3.2°C) in February to a chilly 46.6°F (8.1°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 68%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Salt Lake City is March, when the rain falls for 8.7 days and typically aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Salt Lake City, Utah, during March, snow falls for 3.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of snow. In Salt Lake City, Utah, during the entire year, snow falls for 25.8 days and aggregates up to 10.39" (264mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Salt Lake City, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:18 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 7:51 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.5h.

UV index

In Salt Lake City, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Salt Lake City?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 46.6°F (8.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.5°F (0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Salt Lake City?

In March, the average relative humidity in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 68%.

What is the wettest month in Salt Lake City?

March is the month with the most rainfall in Salt Lake City. Rain falls for 8.7 days and accumulates 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in March in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, in March, during 8.7 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, during March, snow falls for 3.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Salt Lake City?

In March, the average day length in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Salt Lake City?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:18 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 7:51 pm MDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Salt Lake City?

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Salt Lake City have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 8.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading 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
Salt Lake City, UT

Average temperature in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average high temperature in March: 46.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 32.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average pressure in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.28"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average wind speed in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average humidity in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average humidity in March: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (37%).

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Average rainfall in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average rainfall in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (0.51").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average rainfall days in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average snowfall in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.68").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average snowfall days in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 3.6 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (6.6 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
Salt Lake City, UT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 3min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 30min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average sunshine days in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (23.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (19 days).

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Average UV index in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average UV index in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • 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
Salt Lake City, UT

Average cloud cover in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 32

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in March
Salt Lake City, UT

Average visibility in March - Salt Lake City, UT
  • 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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