March weather forecast
Banff, Canada

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a subzero cold month in Banff, Canada, with an average temperature fluctuating between -2.5°C (27.5°F) and -10.9°C (12.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from -6.9°C (19.6°F) in February to a still freezing cold -2.5°C (27.5°F). In Banff, the average low-temperature is -10.9°C (12.4°F).

Humidity

In Banff, Canada, the average relative humidity in March is 90%.

Rainfall

In Banff, during March, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 166.4 rainfall days, and 589mm (23.19") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Banff are January through June, September through December. In March, it is snowing for 21.2 days. Throughout March, 272mm (10.71") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Banff, Canada, there are 133.1 snowfall days, and 1671mm (65.79") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Banff, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 56min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 6:23 pm MST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 8:13 pm MDT.
Note: On Sunday, 13. March 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 06. November 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

Sunshine

In Banff, the average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

UV index

January through March, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Banff. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Banff?

The average relative humidity in March in Banff is 90%.

How much does it rain in Banff in March?

In Banff, Canada, in March, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 37mm (1.46") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Banff in March?

In Banff, Canada, during March, snow falls for 21.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 272mm (10.71") of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Banff?

In Banff, the average day length in March is 11h and 56min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Banff?

On the first day of March in Banff, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 6:23 pm MST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 8:13 pm MDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Banff?

On Sunday, 13. March 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. DST ends on Sunday, 06. November 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Banff have in March?

In Banff, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Banff?

The months with the lowest UV index in Banff are January through March, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in March in Banff?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Banff is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Banff, Canada

Average temperature in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: -2.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (17°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-8.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -10.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-15.9°C).

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Average pressure in March
Banff, Canada

Average pressure in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Banff, Canada

Average wind speed in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.2km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Banff, Canada

Average humidity in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 90%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

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Average rainfall in March
Banff, Canada

Average rainfall in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (116mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Banff, Canada

Average rainfall days in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Banff, Canada

Average snowfall in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 272mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (324mm).
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Banff, Canada

Average snowfall days in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 21.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (21.2 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Banff, Canada

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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Average sunshine days in March
Banff, Canada

Average sunshine days in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in March: 7.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (4.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Banff, Canada

Average UV index in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average UV index in March: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October and November (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Banff, Canada

Average cloud cover in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in March
Banff, Canada

Average visibility in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average visibility in March: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (7km).

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