March weather forecast and climate
Banff, Canada

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Banff, the average relative humidity is 90%.

Rainfall

In Banff, in March, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 37mm (1.46") of accumulated precipitation. In Banff, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.4 days and collects up to 589mm (23.19") of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Banff is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Banff 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. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Banff?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Banff, is -2.5°C (27.5°F), while the average low-temperature is -10.9°C (12.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Banff?

In March, the average relative humidity is 90%.

How many days does it rain in March in Banff?

In Banff, in March, during 10.8 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Banff in March?

In Banff, in March, snow falls for 21.2 days, with typically accumulated 272mm (10.71") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Banff have in March?

The average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Banff?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Banff?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Banff?

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

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).

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).

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

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

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).

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).

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

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

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).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Banff, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.6h

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

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).

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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October and November (UV index 1).

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).

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

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