March weather forecast
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

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A beautiful panorama of the natural landscape of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah
A beautiful panorama of the natural landscape of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah

Weather in March

March at Bryce Canyon National Park signifies the onset of spring with moderate rise in temperatures. Despite the sporadic snowfall—totaling around 16" (406mm) for the month—spring's presence starts to become evident. As it edges towards April, the weather becomes more amiable for outdoor explorations. Ideal for photography, the dramatic interplay of light and shadow is a treat for the eyes in this month. This is the time when visitors can experience the magical blend of winter and spring when the park transforms overnight from a snowy landscape to verdant vistas.

Temperature

March in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, brings a slight elevation in the average high-temperature, transitioning from February's cold 38.5°F (3.6°C) to a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C). Bryce Canyon National Park observes a substantial disparity between daytime high and the average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C) during March nights.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 6.9 days. Throughout March, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Bryce Canyon National Park, during the entire year, the rain falls for 75.6 days and collects up to 16.69" (424mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In Bryce Canyon National Park, in March, snow falls for 5.8 days, with typically accumulated 15.98" (406mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, there are 32 snowfall days, and 89.61" (2276mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Bryce Canyon National Park is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:23 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 7:51 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Bryce Canyon National Park is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 6 in March translates into this advice:
Stand by precautions and apply sun safety measures. Evading sunburn is of great importance. Avoid direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a period when UV radiation is most intense, and remember that not all shade structures provide full protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Take note! UV radiation from the Sun can double in intensity due to snow reflection.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are March temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park?

In Bryce Canyon National Park, in March, the average high-temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

In March, in Bryce Canyon National Park, the rain falls for 6.9 days. Throughout March, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

In Bryce Canyon National Park, in March, during 5.8 snowfall days, 15.98" (406mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

In Bryce Canyon National Park, the average day length in March is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:23 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 7:51 pm MDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

The average sunshine duration in March in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Bryce Canyon National Park?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average temperature in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average high temperature in March: 45.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (36.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.6°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (15.4°F).

Average rainfall in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average rainfall in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.5"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and October (2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.6").

Average rainfall days in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average rainfall days in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (4.1 days).

Average snowfall in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average snowfall in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average snowfall in March: 16"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.7").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average snowfall days in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

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

Average UV index in March
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Average UV index in March - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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