March weather forecast and climate
Calgary, Canada

The magnificent skyscrapers of the city of Calgary, Canada
The magnificent skyscrapers of the city of Calgary, Canada

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Calgary, is a cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 1.8°C (35.2°F) and min -6.6°C (20.1°F).

Temperature

In Calgary, the average high-temperature rises, from a subzero cold -3.9°C (25°F) in February, to a wintry 1.8°C (35.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Calgary, is -6.6°C (20.1°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Calgary, in March, it is raining for 4.3 days, with typically 15mm (0.59") of accumulated precipitation. In Calgary, during the entire year, the rain falls for 94.1 days and collects up to 288mm (11.34") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Calgary, during March, snow falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 101mm (3.98") of snow. Throughout the year, in Calgary, Canada, there are 75.3 snowfall days, and 629mm (24.76") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Calgary, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

In Calgary, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Calgary?

The average relative humidity in March in Calgary, Canada, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in March in Calgary?

In Calgary, during March, the rain falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 15mm (0.59") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Calgary?

In Calgary, in March, snow falls for 12.6 days, with typically accumulated 101mm (3.98") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Calgary have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Calgary have in March?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Calgary?

In Calgary, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Calgary, Canada

Average temperature in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 1.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -6.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-11.5°C).

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Average pressure in March
Calgary, Canada

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1019.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Calgary, Canada

Average wind speed in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.3km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Calgary, Canada

Average humidity in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (59%).

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Average rainfall in March
Calgary, Canada

Average rainfall in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (65mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Calgary, Canada

Average rainfall days in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Calgary, Canada

Average snowfall in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 101mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (102mm).
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Calgary, Canada

Average snowfall days in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Calgary, 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 July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Calgary, Canada

Average sunshine days in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in March: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Calgary, Canada

Average UV index in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Calgary, Canada

Average cloud cover in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in March: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in March
Calgary, Canada

Average visibility in March - Calgary, Canada
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are June, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, October, November and December (9km).

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