Snow Hill Island
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
March, the first month of the autumn, in Snow Hill Island, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature ranging between min -11°C (12.2°F) and max -6°C (21.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout March, 8mm (0.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Snow Hill Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 21 days and collects up to 76mm (3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average seawater 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is 3h.

UV index

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

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 much does it rain in Snow Hill Island in March?

In Snow Hill Island, in March, during 3 rainfall days, 8mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, in March, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Snow Hill Island?

The average length of the day in March in Snow Hill Island is 12.7h.

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

In March, the average sunshine is 3h.

How high is the UV index in March in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in March: -6°C

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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-21°C).

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

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

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 lowest number of rainy days are January, February, September, October, November and December (1 days).

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

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).

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 shortest days is June (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h

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

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).