March weather forecast
Grand Junction, CO

The scenic Grand Junction in Colorado with the iconic Colorado River and high hills nearby
The scenic Grand Junction in Colorado with the iconic Colorado River and high hills nearby

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Grand Junction, Colorado, with an average temperature varying between 32.7°F (0.4°C) and 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a wintry 39.6°F (4.2°C) in February to a cool 50.7°F (10.4°C). In March, in Grand Junction, the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Humidity

In Grand Junction, the average relative humidity in March is 55%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Grand Junction is March, when the rain falls for 10.4 days and typically aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Grand Junction, Colorado. In Grand Junction, Colorado, in March, snow falls for 2.2 days, with typically accumulated 1.18" (30mm) of snow. In Grand Junction, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.3 days and aggregates up to 11.5" (292mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 6:06 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:36 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 in Grand Junction is 8.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Grand Junction is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Grand Junction?

In Grand Junction, in March, the average high-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Grand Junction?

The average relative humidity in March in Grand Junction is 55%.

What is the rainiest month in Grand Junction?

The month with the most rainfall in Grand Junction, Colorado, is March, when the rain falls for 10.4 days and typically aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Grand Junction in March?

In Grand Junction, Colorado, in March, during 10.4 rainfall days, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Grand Junction?

In Grand Junction, in March, during 2.2 snowfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Grand Junction?

In March, the average day length in Grand Junction, Colorado, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Grand Junction?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 6:06 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:36 pm MDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Grand Junction?

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 Grand Junction?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 8.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Grand Junction?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average temperature in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 50.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 32.7°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 (18.3°F).

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Average pressure in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average pressure in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average wind speed in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average humidity in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (29%).

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Average rainfall in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average rainfall in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.06"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (1.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average rainfall days in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (10.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average snowfall in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 1.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.74").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average snowfall days in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (15.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average UV index in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • 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
Grand Junction, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 31).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in March
Grand Junction, CO

Average visibility in March - Grand Junction, CO
  • 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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