March weather forecast
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Taos, is a chilly month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.6°F (-5.2°C) and an average high of 45.1°F (7.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 35.4°F (1.9°C) in February, to a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 60%.

Rainfall

In Taos, it is raining for 3.8 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Taos, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Taos, during March, snow falls for 5.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.31" (84mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 37.3 snowfall days, and 26.14" (664mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Taos is 9.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk 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:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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 Taos?

The average relative humidity in March is 60%.

How many days does it rain in March in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, in March, it is raining for 3.8 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Taos in March?

In March, it is snowing for 5.2 days. Throughout March, 3.31" (84mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

The average length of the day in March in Taos is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Taos, New Mexico, is 9.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Taos?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Taos, NM

Average temperature in March - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in March: 7.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -5.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

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Average pressure in March
Taos, NM

Average pressure in March - Taos, NM
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Taos, NM

Average wind speed in March - Taos, NM
  • Average wind speed in March: 11.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Taos, NM

Average humidity in March - Taos, NM
  • Average humidity in March: 60%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

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Average rainfall in March
Taos, NM

Average rainfall in March - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in March: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Taos, NM

Average rainfall days in March - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Taos, NM

Average snowfall in March - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall in March: 84mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (143mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Taos, NM

Average snowfall days in March - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Taos, NM

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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Average sunshine days in March
Taos, NM

Average sunshine days in March - Taos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in March: 23.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Taos, NM

Average UV index in March - Taos, NM
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Taos, NM

Average cloud cover in March - Taos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in March: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 32).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in March
Taos, NM

Average visibility in March - Taos, NM
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).

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