Average Weather in March in Chubbuck Idaho, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 44°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 67°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 26°F to 32°F, rarely falling below 14°F or exceeding 41°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Chubbuck typically range from 55°F to 89°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 17°F to 31°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 Chubbuck experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 55% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 47% of the time.
For reference, on January 17, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 58%, while on July 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Chubbuck, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 16% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on May 23, and its lowest chance is 6% on July 6.
Over the course of March in Chubbuck, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 13% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 2% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Chubbuck is essentially constant, remaining about 0.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.6 inches or falling below 0.2 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 Chubbuck is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.3 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Chubbuck, 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, 28 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 56 seconds, and weekly increase of 20 minutes, 29 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 14 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Chubbuck is 6:50 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:48 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 6:19 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 36 minutes later at 7:55 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 5:51 AM and sets 15 hours, 21 minutes later, at 9:12 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:57 AM and sets 9 hours, 1 minute later, at 4:58 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Chubbuck is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 14, 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 Chubbuck is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 9.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.5 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.2 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 9.5 miles per hour on March 29.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Chubbuck typically lasts for 4.4 months (135 days), from around May 12 to around September 24, rarely starting before April 24 or after June 2, and rarely ending before September 2 or after October 17.
The month of March in Chubbuck 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 Chubbuck are essentially constant during March, remaining within 12°F of 15°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Chubbuck is increasing during March, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 3.7 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 Chubbuck are 42.921 deg latitude, -112.466 deg longitude, and 4,475 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Chubbuck contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 282 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,503 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,861 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (5,059 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Chubbuck is covered by cropland (52%), artificial surfaces (28%), and shrubs (19%), within 10 miles by shrubs (43%) and cropland (34%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (59%) and cropland (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Chubbuck 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Chubbuck.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Chubbuck 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 Chubbuck is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Chubbuck and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pocatello Regional Airport (92%, 9 kilometers, west); Fanning Field (3.6%, 74 kilometers, northeast); Malad City Airport (3.0%, 84 kilometers, south); and Afton Municipal Airport (1.4%, 127 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .