Average Weather in March in Flüelen Switzerland
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 40°F to 49°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 60°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 25°F to 32°F, rarely falling below 15°F or exceeding 40°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Flüelen typically range from 54°F to 72°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 22°F to 34°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 Flüelen experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 54% to 58%.
The clearest day of the month is March 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on May 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 63%, while on July 30, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 59%.
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 Flüelen, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 29% and ending it at 37%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 52% on June 12, and its lowest chance is 29% on March 3.
Over the course of March in Flüelen, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 14% to 29%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 10% to 7%, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 6% to 1%.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Flüelen is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.6 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.7 inches or falls below 1.1 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 Flüelen is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.5 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches or falls below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Flüelen, 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, 41 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 22 seconds, and weekly increase of 23 minutes, 33 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 5 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Flüelen is 6:20 AM on March 24 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:19 AM on March 25.
The earliest sunset is 6:10 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 42 minutes later at 7:53 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 5:30 AM and sets 15 hours, 53 minutes later, at 9:23 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:07 AM and sets 8 hours, 31 minutes later, at 4:39 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Flüelen is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 4% 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Flüelen is essentially constant during March, remaining around 5.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Flüelen typically lasts for 5.9 months (179 days), from around April 26 to around October 22, rarely starting before April 8 or after May 15, and rarely ending before October 5 or after November 8.
The month of March in Flüelen 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 Flüelen are essentially constant during March, remaining within 5°F of 5°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Flüelen is increasing during March, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 3.3 kWh to 4.5 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 Flüelen are 46.905 deg latitude, 8.624 deg longitude, and 2,792 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Flüelen contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 5,197 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,518 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,950 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (13,114 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Flüelen is covered by trees (39%), water (31%), and grassland (12%), within 10 miles by grassland (35%) and trees (29%), and within 50 miles by trees (31%) and grassland (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Flüelen 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 Flüelen.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Flüelen 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 Flüelen is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Flüelen and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .