Average Weather in March in Lavertezzo Switzerland
Daily high temperatures increase by 8°F, from 37°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 55°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 23°F to 30°F, rarely falling below 15°F or exceeding 36°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lavertezzo typically range from 51°F to 67°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 18°F to 29°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 Lavertezzo experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 46% to 53%.
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 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lavertezzo, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 29%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on May 26, and its lowest chance is 19% on March 5.
Over the course of March in Lavertezzo, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 4% to 19%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 5% to 7%, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 10% to 3%.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Lavertezzo is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.9 inches or falls 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 Lavertezzo is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.5 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches or falls below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Lavertezzo, 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, 17 seconds, and weekly increase of 23 minutes, 2 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 Lavertezzo is 6:20 AM on March 24 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:18 AM on March 25.
The earliest sunset is 6:10 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 41 minutes later at 7:51 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 5:32 AM and sets 15 hours, 47 minutes later, at 9:20 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:04 AM and sets 8 hours, 36 minutes later, at 4:40 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Lavertezzo is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on June 22, 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 Lavertezzo is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 4.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour, while on August 11, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.4 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during March is 4.6 miles per hour on March 31.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Lavertezzo typically lasts for 5.2 months (161 days), from around May 5 to around October 13, rarely starting before April 12 or after May 31, and rarely ending before September 25 or after October 29.
The month of March in Lavertezzo 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 Lavertezzo are essentially constant during March, remaining within 1°F of 2°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lavertezzo is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 3.5 kWh to 4.7 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 Lavertezzo are 46.259 deg latitude, 8.838 deg longitude, and 4,606 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lavertezzo contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 5,358 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,777 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,461 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (14,377 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lavertezzo is covered by trees (80%) and grassland (10%), within 10 miles by trees (57%), and within 50 miles by trees (40%) and grassland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lavertezzo 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 Lavertezzo.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lavertezzo 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 Lavertezzo is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lavertezzo and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Locarno Airport (31%, 10 kilometers, south); Interlaken Airport (34%, 78 kilometers, northwest); Pian Rosa (12%, 95 kilometers, west); and Resia Pass (23%, 142 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .