March weather forecast
Las Cruces, NM

The lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico
The lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is an agreeable month in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average low of 46.9°F (8.3°C) and an average high of 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a moderate 60.1°F (15.6°C) in February to a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C). In March, in Las Cruces, the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 28%.

Rainfall

In Las Cruces, during 4.2 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Las Cruces, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.4 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Las Cruces, snow does not fall through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:04 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:26 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 Las Cruces, the average sunshine in March is 9.4h.

UV index

In Las Cruces, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Las Cruces?

In March, the average high-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, the average relative humidity in March is 28%.

How much does it rain in Las Cruces in March?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, during March, the rain falls for 4.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, snow does not fall in March through October.

Does it snow in Las Cruces in March?

In March, in Las Cruces, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

How many hours of daylight does Las Cruces have in March?

In Las Cruces, the average day length in March is 12h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Las Cruces?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:04 pm MST. On the last day of the month, in Las Cruces, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:26 pm MDT.

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

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 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 Las Cruces have in March?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in March is 9.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Las Cruces?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is 5. 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
Las Cruces, NM

Average temperature in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 69.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average pressure in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average wind speed in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (6mph).

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Average humidity in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average humidity in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 28%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (22%).

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Average rainfall in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average rainfall in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average snowfall in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 26.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and April (26.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average UV index in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 15

The months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 18).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in March
Las Cruces, NM

Average visibility in March - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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