Average Weather in March in Le Monêtier-les-Bains France
Daily high temperatures increase by 8°F, from 30°F to 37°F, rarely falling below 21°F or exceeding 47°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 9°F, from 12°F to 21°F, rarely falling below 2°F or exceeding 28°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Le Monêtier-les-Bains typically range from 42°F to 62°F, while on January 18, the coldest day of the year, they range from 8°F to 25°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 Le Monêtier-les-Bains experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 46% to 51%.
The clearest day of the month is March 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on May 9, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 58%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 70%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Le Monêtier-les-Bains, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is gradually increasing, starting the month at 18% and ending it at 22%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on May 25, and its lowest chance is 17% on March 6.
Over the course of March in Le Monêtier-les-Bains, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 2% to 8%, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 16% to 12%.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Le Monêtier-les-Bains is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.2 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.8 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 Le Monêtier-les-Bains is essentially constant, remaining about 1.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.6 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Le Monêtier-les-Bains, 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, 34 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 9 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 0 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 8 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 43 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Le Monêtier-les-Bains is 6:19 AM on March 30 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:17 AM on March 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:20 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 39 minutes later at 7:59 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 31, 2019, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:47 AM and sets 15 hours, 37 minutes later, at 9:24 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:09 AM and sets 8 hours, 46 minutes later, at 4:55 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Le Monêtier-les-Bains is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Le Monêtier-les-Bains is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 5.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.3 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Le Monêtier-les-Bains typically lasts for 2.2 months (67 days), from around June 25 to around August 31, rarely starting before May 31, or ending after September 23.
The month of March in Le Monêtier-les-Bains 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 Le Monêtier-les-Bains are essentially constant during March, remaining around 0°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Le Monêtier-les-Bains is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 3.9 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 Le Monêtier-les-Bains are 44.976 deg latitude, 6.507 deg longitude, and 6,877 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Le Monêtier-les-Bains contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,193 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,032 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,596 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,667 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Le Monêtier-les-Bains is covered by trees (40%) and grassland (32%), within 10 miles by bare soil (29%) and sparse vegetation (23%), and within 50 miles by trees (39%) and grassland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Le Monêtier-les-Bains 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Le Monêtier-les-Bains.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Le Monêtier-les-Bains 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 Le Monêtier-les-Bains is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Le Monêtier-les-Bains and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Chambéry Airport (16%, 89 kilometers, northwest); Turin Caselle Airport (16%, 93 kilometers, east); Cuneo International Airport (17%, 100 kilometers, southeast); Grenoble-Isère Airport (17%, 102 kilometers, northwest); Aosta Airport (18%, 107 kilometers, northeast); and Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airport (17%, 109 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .