Average Weather in March in Elwood Utah, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 11°F, from 45°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 68°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 27°F to 34°F, rarely falling below 17°F or exceeding 42°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Elwood typically range from 58°F to 91°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 19°F to 32°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 Elwood experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 53% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 55% on March 3.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 49% of the time.
For reference, on March 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 55%, while on July 28, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Elwood, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 20% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on May 3, and its lowest chance is 6% on July 5.
Over the course of March in Elwood, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 14% to 18%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 3% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Elwood is essentially constant, remaining about 1.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.4 inches or falling 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 Elwood is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.4 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Elwood, 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, 24 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 48 seconds, and weekly increase of 19 minutes, 38 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, 40 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Elwood is 6:48 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:46 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 6:19 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 34 minutes later at 7:53 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 5:54 AM and sets 15 hours, 12 minutes later, at 9:06 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:52 AM and sets 9 hours, 9 minutes later, at 5:01 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Elwood is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 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 Elwood is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 6.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour, while on December 26, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 6.9 miles per hour on March 30.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Elwood typically lasts for 5.2 months (158 days), from around May 1 to around October 7, rarely starting before April 14 or after May 19, and rarely ending before September 19 or after October 27.
The month of March in Elwood 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 Elwood are essentially constant during March, remaining within 16°F of 20°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Elwood is increasing during March, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 3.9 kWh to 5.3 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 Elwood are 41.690 deg latitude, -112.141 deg longitude, and 4,291 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Elwood contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 115 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,291 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (5,131 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (5,676 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Elwood is covered by cropland (95%), within 10 miles by cropland (53%) and shrubs (22%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (38%) and water (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Elwood 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Elwood.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Elwood 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 Elwood is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Elwood and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Logan-Cache Airport (61%, 26 kilometers, northeast); Malad City Airport (20%, 56 kilometers, north); and Ogden Municipal Airport (20%, 56 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .