Gunnison
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Gunnison, CO

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Gunnison, Colorado, with average temperature ranging between max 35.2°F (1.8°C) and min 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

In Gunnison, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a freezing cold 27.7°F (-2.4°C) in February, to a cold 35.2°F (1.8°C). In Gunnison, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

In Gunnison, the average relative humidity in March is 83%.

Rainfall

In Gunnison, in March, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 83.5 rainfall days, and 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, in Gunnison, it is snowing for 11.8 days. Throughout March, 6.81" (173mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 77.9 snowfall days, and 41.65" (1058mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gunnison is 8.4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Gunnison?

In March, in Gunnison, the average high-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Gunnison?

In March, the average relative humidity in Gunnison, Colorado, is 83%.

How many days does it rain in March in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, Colorado, during March, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, Colorado, in March, during 11.8 snowfall days, 6.81" (173mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Gunnison have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Gunnison is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average sunshine in March is 8.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Gunnison?

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in March in Gunnison?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Gunnison is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 1.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).

Average humidity in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

Average rainfall in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and November (14mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (2.5 days).

Average snowfall in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 173mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (177mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).