March weather forecast and climate
Columbia Falls, MT

March, the first month of the spring, in Columbia Falls, is a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 36.1°F (2.3°C) and 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Temperature

In Columbia Falls, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a subzero cold 28.2°F (-2.1°C) in February, to a wintry 36.1°F (2.3°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 88%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout March, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Columbia Falls, during the entire year, the rain falls for 126.4 days and collects up to 11.22" (285mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Columbia Falls are January through May, September through December. In Columbia Falls, during March, snow falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.08" (129mm) of snow. In Columbia Falls, during the entire year, snow falls for 97 days, and aggregates up to 33.86" (860mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Columbia Falls is 6.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbia Falls is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. 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 Columbia Falls?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Columbia Falls, is 36.1°F (2.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Columbia Falls?

In March, the average relative humidity is 88%.

How much does it rain in Columbia Falls in March?

In Columbia Falls, in March, during 13.5 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Columbia Falls?

In Columbia Falls, Montana, in March, during 15.7 snowfall days, 5.08" (129mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Columbia Falls?

In Columbia Falls, Montana, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Columbia Falls?

In March, the average sunshine in Columbia Falls, Montana, is 6.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Columbia Falls?

In Columbia Falls, Montana, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average high temperature in March: 2.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-3.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -5.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (7.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-10.3°C).

Average pressure in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average pressure in March: 1016.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1012.7mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average wind speed in March: 7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (5.9km/h).

Average humidity in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average humidity in March: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (55%).

Average rainfall in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average rainfall in March: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (36mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (11mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average snowfall in March: 129mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (196mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (19.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average sunshine days in March: 7.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (7.7 days).

Average UV index in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 65).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 15).

Average visibility in March - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Average visibility in March: 6km

Months with the highest visibility are July and August (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5km).