March weather forecast
Gunnison, CO

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Gunnison, Colorado, with temperature in the range of an average high of 35.2°F (1.8°C) and an average low of 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Temperature

In Gunnison, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a subzero cold 27.7°F (-2.4°C) in February to a wintry 35.2°F (1.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Gunnison, during March, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 83.5 rainfall days, and 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Gunnison, Colorado, are January through June, August, October through December. In Gunnison, during March, snow falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.81" (173mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Gunnison, there are 77.9 snowfall days, and 41.65" (1058mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Gunnison is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:00 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:30 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

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

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Gunnison. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 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, during March, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gunnison in March?

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?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Gunnison?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:00 pm MST. On the last day of the month, in Gunnison, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:30 pm MDT.

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

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 many hours of sunshine does Gunnison have in March?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Gunnison?

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

How high is the UV index 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 unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average visibility

Average temperature in March
Gunnison, CO

Average temperature in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in March: 35.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gunnison, CO

Average pressure in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average pressure in March: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Gunnison, CO

Average wind speed in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May and June (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gunnison, CO

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%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gunnison, CO

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 least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.97").
The months with the least snowfall are July and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Gunnison, CO

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 least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gunnison, CO

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gunnison, CO

Average sunshine days in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.9 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gunnison, CO

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).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Gunnison, CO

Average cloud cover in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average cloud cover in March: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in March
Gunnison, CO

Average visibility in March - Gunnison, CO
  • Average visibility in March: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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