Average Weather in March in Murray Utah, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 49°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 71°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 32°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 48°F.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Murray typically range from 67°F to 93°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 23°F to 35°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 Murray experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 52% to 47%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 52% on March 1.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 53% of the time.
For reference, on March 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 52%, while on August 19, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Murray, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 23% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 27% on May 3, and its lowest chance is 8% on June 30.
Over the course of March in Murray, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 18% to 22%, 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 Murray is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.7 inches or falls below 0.5 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 Murray is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.5 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Murray, 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, 21 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 42 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 56 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 18 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 39 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Murray is 6:47 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:45 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 6:18 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 32 minutes later at 7:51 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 5:56 AM and sets 15 hours, 5 minutes later, at 9:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:47 AM and sets 9 hours, 16 minutes later, at 5:03 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Murray is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, 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 Murray is gradually increasing during March, increasing from 6.3 miles per hour to 6.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour, while on January 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Murray typically lasts for 6.4 months (197 days), from around April 15 to around October 29, rarely starting before March 22 or after May 7, and rarely ending before October 12 or after November 15.
The month of March in Murray is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 2% to 20% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Murray are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 52°F, from 10°F to 63°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Murray is increasing during March, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 4.0 kWh to 5.4 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 Murray are 40.667 deg latitude, -111.888 deg longitude, and 4,301 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Murray contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 121 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,292 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (6,824 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,503 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Murray is covered by artificial surfaces (91%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (53%) and shrubs (27%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (42%) and trees (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Murray 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 Murray.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Murray 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 Murray is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Murray and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .