Halifax
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Halifax, Canada

March, the first month of the spring, in Halifax, is still a cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 3.6°C (38.5°F) and -3.9°C (25°F).

Temperature

In Halifax, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a wintry 0.4°C (32.7°F) in February, to a still cold 3.6°C (38.5°F). In March, in Halifax, the average low-temperature is -3.9°C (25°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 64.5%.

Rainfall

In Halifax, Canada, in March, it is raining for 10.2 days, with typically 101.3mm (4") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Halifax, there are 142.9 rainfall days, and 1313.8mm (51.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Halifax. In March, it is snowing for 4.1 days. Throughout March, 312mm (12.3") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 25.3 snowfall days, and 1542mm (60.7") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Halifax, the average seawater temperature is 1°C (33.8°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Halifax is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Halifax, Canada, is 4.6h.

UV index

In Halifax, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Halifax?

In March, the average high-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F), and the average low-temperature is -3.9°C (25°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Halifax?

In March, the average relative humidity in Halifax is 64.5%.

How many days does it rain in March in Halifax?

In March, in Halifax, the rain falls for 10.2 days. Throughout March, 101.3mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, during March, snow falls for 4.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 312mm (12.3") of snow.

What is the sea temperature in March in Halifax?

In Halifax, the average seawater temperature in March is 1°C (33.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Halifax have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Halifax, Canada, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Halifax have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Halifax is 4.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Halifax?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 3.6°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (23.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -3.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

Average humidity in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 64.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.9%).

Average rainfall in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 101.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (143.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (75.1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 312mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (431mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in March - Halifax, Canada
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).