March weather forecast
Challis, ID

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Challis, Idaho, with temperature in the range of an average low of 18°F (-7.8°C) and an average high of 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Temperature

In Challis, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a freezing cold 28.6°F (-1.9°C) in February to a cold 35.2°F (1.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 18°F (-7.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 82%.

Rainfall

In Challis, during March, the rain falls for 7.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation. In Challis, during the entire year, the rain falls for 75.7 days and collects up to 6.38" (162mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall in Challis. In Challis, in March, during 8.2 snowfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Challis, during the entire year, snow falls for 51.7 days and aggregates up to 18.62" (473mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Challis, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 6:24 pm MST. On the last day of March, in Challis, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 8:03 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 March, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Challis?

In Challis, Idaho, the average relative humidity in March is 82%.

How much does it rain in Challis in March?

In Challis, Idaho, during March, the rain falls for 7.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Challis?

In Challis, Idaho, in March, during 8.2 snowfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Challis?

In Challis, Idaho, the average day length in March is 11h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Challis?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 6:24 pm MST. On the last day of the month, in Challis, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 8:03 pm MDT.

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

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 Challis have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 7.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Challis?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Challis?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Challis, Idaho, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Challis, ID

Average temperature in March - Challis, ID
  • Average high temperature in March: 35.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (26.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 18°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (47.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Challis, ID

Average pressure in March - Challis, ID
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Challis, ID

Average wind speed in March - Challis, ID
  • Average wind speed in March: 5.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are June and July (5.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in March
Challis, ID

Average humidity in March - Challis, ID
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (38%).

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Average rainfall in March
Challis, ID

Average rainfall in March - Challis, ID
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.1").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in March
Challis, ID

Average rainfall days in March - Challis, ID
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (10.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Challis, ID

Average snowfall in March - Challis, ID
  • Average snowfall in March: 2.44"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.54").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Challis, ID

Average snowfall days in March - Challis, ID
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Challis, ID

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Challis, ID
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Challis, ID

Average sunshine days in March - Challis, ID
  • Average sunshine days in March: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (24.1 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are March and April (17.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Challis, ID

Average UV index in March - Challis, ID
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and 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
Challis, ID

Average cloud cover in March - Challis, ID
  • Average cloud cover in March: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in March
Challis, ID

Average visibility in March - Challis, ID
  • 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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