Average Weather in March at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield Colorado, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 11°F, from 40°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 63°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 14°F to 22°F, rarely falling below 1°F or exceeding 31°F.
For reference, on July 17, the hottest day of the year, temperatures at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield typically range from 45°F to 82°F, while on January 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 4°F to 29°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 at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 46% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46% on March 4.
The clearest day of the month is March 24, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 55% of the time.
For reference, on March 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on September 13, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. At Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is gradually increasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 25%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on May 1, and its lowest chance is 16% on June 17.
Over the course of March at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 3% to 9%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 11% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 8% to 5%.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.3 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 at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is essentially constant, remaining about 0.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.1 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield, 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, 19 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 32 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 19 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 38 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is 6:24 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:23 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 5:57 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 32 minutes later at 7:28 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 11, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:36 AM and sets 15 hours, 1 minute later, at 8:37 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:24 AM and sets 9 hours, 19 minutes later, at 4:43 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.9 miles per hour, while on July 29, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield typically lasts for 2.7 months (83 days), from around June 15 to around September 6, rarely starting before May 28 or after July 5, and rarely ending before August 16 or after September 24.
The month of March at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield 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 at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield are essentially constant during March, remaining within 5°F of 6°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is increasing during March, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 4.5 kWh to 5.8 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 Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield are 40.054 deg latitude, -106.369 deg longitude, and 7,477 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,434 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 7,502 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,911 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,146 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield is covered by shrubs (80%) and grassland (13%), within 10 miles by shrubs (64%) and trees (23%), and within 50 miles by trees (58%) and shrubs (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather at Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield 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
Kremmling, Mc Elroy Airfield has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.
In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.
The stations on which we may fall back include but are not limited to Copper Mountain, Red Cliff Pass; Steamboat Springs-Bob Adams Field Stolport; Eagle County Regional Airport; Lake County Airport; Yampa Valley Airport; Aspen–Pitkin County Airport; Boulder Municipal Airport; and Vance Brand Airport.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .