March weather forecast and climate
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

A family of penguins on Snow Hill Island in Antarctica
A family of penguins on Snow Hill Island in Antarctica

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn, in Snow Hill Island, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between -6°C (21.2°F) and -11°C (12.2°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature decreases, from a wintry 0°C (32°F) in February, to a subzero cold -6°C (21.2°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is -11°C (12.2°F).

Rainfall

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, during March, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 8mm (0.31") of precipitation. In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 21 days and collects up to 76mm (2.99") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Snow Hill Island, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Snow Hill Island is 3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Snow Hill Island?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is -6°C (21.2°F), while the average low-temperature is -11°C (12.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, in March, during 3 rainfall days, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in March in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, in March, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Snow Hill Island have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average sunshine in March is 3h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Snow Hill Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average temperature in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in March: -6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (-14°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -11°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (-1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-21°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average rainfall in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall in March: 8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (12mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average rainfall days in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall days in March: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April and May (3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February, September, October, November and December (1 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average sea temperature in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average sea temperature in March: -1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (0°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is May (-2°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in March: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with the least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 0).

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Average UV index in March
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average UV index in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in March: 1

Months with the highest UV index are November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 0).

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