March weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Santa Fe, is a cool month, with average temperature varying between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature rises, from a chilly 43.2°F (6.2°C) in February, to a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C). In Santa Fe, in March, the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Santa Fe is 45%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, during March, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout March, 2.32" (59mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, there are 36 snowfall days, and 22.68" (576mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine in March is 9.7h.

UV index

In Santa Fe, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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. 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 temperature in March in Santa Fe?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 52.9°F (11.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Santa Fe?

In March, the average relative humidity is 45%.

How many days does it rain in March in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during March, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, in March, during 4.8 snowfall days, 2.32" (59mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Santa Fe?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Santa Fe?

The average sunshine in March in Santa Fe is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Santa Fe?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 11.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -0.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-5.8°C).

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Average pressure in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 13km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 59mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (145mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in March
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in March - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (9km).

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