March weather forecast
Halifax, Canada

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Halifax, is a wintry month, with an average temperature ranging between min -2.8°C (27°F) and max 2.4°C (36.3°F).

Temperature

In Halifax, Canada, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a cold 2.4°C (36.3°F). In Halifax, in March, the average low-temperature is -2.8°C (27°F).

Humidity

In Halifax, the average relative humidity in March is 81%.

Rainfall

In March, in Halifax, the rain falls for 12.1 days. Throughout March, 75mm (2.95") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.3 rainfall days, and 861mm (33.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Halifax, Canada, during 8.3 snowfall days, 99mm (3.9") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Halifax, there are 43.7 snowfall days, and 461mm (18.15") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 1°C (33.8°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 Halifax, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 6:01 pm AST. On the last day of March, in Halifax, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:40 pm ADT.
Note: On Sunday, 13. March 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AST to ADT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 06. November 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from ADT to AST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Halifax is 5.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 temperature in March in Halifax?

In March, in Halifax, the average high-temperature is 2.4°C (36.3°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.8°C (27°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Halifax?

The average relative humidity in March in Halifax, Canada, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Halifax in March?

In March, the rain falls for 12.1 days. Throughout March, 75mm (2.95") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Halifax?

In March, it is snowing for 8.3 days. Throughout March, 99mm (3.9") of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in March in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, in March, the average water temperature is 1°C (33.8°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

The average day length in March is 11h and 57min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Halifax?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 6:01 pm AST. On the last day of the month, in Halifax, Canada, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:40 pm ADT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Halifax?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Halifax?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Halifax is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Halifax, Canada

Average temperature in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 2.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-5.5°C).

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Average pressure in March
Halifax, Canada

Average pressure in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average pressure in March: 1014.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Halifax, Canada

Average wind speed in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average wind speed in March: 20.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Halifax, Canada

Average humidity in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (79%).

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Average rainfall in March
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 75mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (98mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall days in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 99mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (113mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall days in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Halifax, Canada

Average sea temperature in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: 1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (0.8°C).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Halifax, Canada

Average sunshine days in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Halifax, Canada

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Halifax, Canada

Average cloud cover in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in March: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in March
Halifax, Canada

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

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

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