Average Weather in March in Klamath Falls Oregon, United States
In Klamath Falls, the month of March is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 6°F, from 47°F to 54°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 67°F or dropping below 37°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 28°F to 30°F, rarely falling below 19°F or exceeding 38°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Klamath Falls typically range from 50°F to 85°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 22°F to 37°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in March
The month of March in Klamath Falls experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 65% to 58%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 42% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 87%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Klamath Falls, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 31% and ending it at 22%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on December 7, and its lowest chance is 4% on August 4.
Over the course of March in Klamath Falls, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 21% to 16%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 7% to 5%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 2% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Klamath Falls is decreasing, starting the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.6 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during March in Klamath Falls is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.7 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Klamath Falls, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 26 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 51 seconds, and weekly increase of 20 minutes, 0 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 16 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Klamath Falls is 6:25 AM on March 11 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:23 AM on March 12.
The earliest sunset is 5:57 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 35 minutes later at 7:32 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 12, 2017, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:30 AM and sets 15 hours, 16 minutes later, at 8:47 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:32 AM and sets 9 hours, 5 minutes later, at 4:38 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Klamath Falls is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 8, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Klamath Falls is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 16, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.7 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.8 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 6.7 miles per hour on March 16.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Klamath Falls typically lasts for 3.6 months (112 days), from around June 3 to around September 22, rarely starting before May 15 or after June 22, and rarely ending before September 3 or after October 11.
The month of March in Klamath Falls is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Klamath Falls is essentially constant during March, remaining within 12°F of 17°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Klamath Falls is rapidly increasing during March, rising by 1.6 kWh, from 3.5 kWh to 5.1 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Klamath Falls are 42.225 deg latitude, -121.782 deg longitude, and 4,209 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Klamath Falls contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 860 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,252 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,116 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,923 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Klamath Falls is covered by shrubs (68%) and artificial surfaces (27%), within 10 miles by shrubs (52%) and cropland (27%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (52%) and trees (33%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Klamath Falls year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Klamath Falls.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Klamath Falls according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Klamath Falls is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Klamath Falls and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .