Average Weather in March in Villeneuve Switzerland
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 48°F to 57°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 69°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 33°F to 41°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 47°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Villeneuve typically range from 61°F to 79°F, while on January 19, the coldest day of the year, they range from 29°F to 41°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 Villeneuve experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 54% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 52% on March 1.
The clearest day of the month is March 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on May 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 61%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 63%.
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 Villeneuve, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is increasing, starting the month at 27% and ending it at 33%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 43% on May 27, and its lowest chance is 27% on March 3.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Villeneuve is essentially constant, remaining about 2.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.5 inches or falling below 0.8 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 2.6 inches on March 10.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Villeneuve, 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, 39 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 18 seconds, and weekly increase of 23 minutes, 8 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Villeneuve is 6:27 AM on March 24 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:25 AM on March 25.
The earliest sunset is 6:18 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 41 minutes later at 7:59 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 25, 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 5:39 AM and sets 15 hours, 49 minutes later, at 9:28 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:12 AM and sets 8 hours, 35 minutes later, at 4:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Villeneuve is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on October 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
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 Villeneuve is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.5 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Villeneuve typically lasts for 7.8 months (239 days), from around March 23 to around November 16, rarely starting before February 25 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 22 or after December 9.
During March in Villeneuve, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 14% to 67% 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 Villeneuve are gradually increasing during March, increasing by 47°F, from 6°F to 54°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Villeneuve is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 3.4 kWh to 4.6 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 Villeneuve are 46.399 deg latitude, 6.927 deg longitude, and 1,247 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Villeneuve contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,488 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,910 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,657 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (14,610 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Villeneuve is covered by trees (45%), water (28%), and cropland (15%), within 10 miles by trees (38%) and grassland (24%), and within 50 miles by trees (33%) and grassland (20%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Villeneuve 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 Villeneuve.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Villeneuve 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 Villeneuve is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Villeneuve and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Sion (45%, 36 kilometers, southeast); Aéroport Genève-Cointrin (20%, 65 kilometers, west); Neuchatel (19%, 67 kilometers, north); and Bern-Belp Airport (17%, 72 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .