March weather forecast and climate
Denver, CO

The colorful sky above the sunlit Denver city, Colorado in autumn, with a water body surrounded by trees, and majestic skyscrapers afar
The colorful sky above the sunlit Denver city, Colorado in autumn, with a water body surrounded by trees, and majestic skyscrapers afar
March is the snowiest month of the year and is a transitional month from winter to spring. Snowfall gathers to 10.7" (271.8mm) as Denver sees average temperatures in the 26°F (-3.3°C) to 54°F (12.2°C) range. March usually has daily highs that register at least 40°F (4.4°C) and a few days at 70°F (21.1°C) as the weather warms up rapidly by the end of the month. Sunshine lasts for 12 hours as daylight increases beyond 12 hours.
Though rain is rarely a problem in Denver, it is a good idea to wear warm jackets that offer protection from the cold and snow. Ski lovers and snowboarders still traverse the Rocky Mountains slopes to enjoy the last pockets of snow!

What is the temperature in March in Denver?

In March, in Denver, Colorado, the average high-temperature is 54.3°F (12.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.4°F (-3.1°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Denver?

In Denver, during March, the rain falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9" (23.4mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Denver?

In March, in Denver, Colorado, it is snowing for 5.8 days. Throughout March, 10.7" (271.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Denver?

The month with the most snowfall is March when snow falls for 5.8 days and typically aggregates up to 10.7" (271.8mm) of snow.
Average temperature in March - Denver, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 12.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -3.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-8.3°C).

Average humidity in March - Denver, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 53.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (56.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (47.8%).

Average rainfall in March - Denver, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 23.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (54.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (8.9mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Denver, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (9.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (4.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Denver, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 271.8mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (271.8mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Denver, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (5.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Denver, CO
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.2h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in March - Denver, CO
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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