March weather forecast
Hamilton, Canada

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The Central Business District of Hamilton City in Canada
The Central Business District of Hamilton City in Canada

Weather in March

March marks a transition from the severe winter to a mildly cold weather, bringing welcome respite for Hamilton's residents. The highest recorded temperature is 3.8°C (38.8°F), while snowfall decreases to 52mm (2.05"). The city begins to thaw, providing a glimpse of the impending spring. Pangs of warm breeze interrupt the otherwise chilly days, hinting at the periodic variation in weather. March bids adieu with a gentle kiss of diminishing winter, making way for a warmer season.

Temperature

With the onset of March, Hamilton sees a temperature rise, with the average high-temperature moving from February's freezing cold -1.4°C (29.5°F) to a cold 3.8°C (38.8°F). Hamilton experiences an average nighttime temperature of -2.6°C (27.3°F) in the month of March.

Humidity

In Hamilton, Canada, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout March, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 175.2 rainfall days, and 711mm (27.99") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Hamilton. In Hamilton, during March, snow falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 52mm (2.05") of snow. Throughout the year, in Hamilton, Canada, there are 58.6 snowfall days, and 463mm (18.23") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Hamilton, the average seawater temperature in March is 1.3°C (34.3°F).
Note: In the water-based sport of swimming, this state is life-threatening and exceedingly dangerous. The freezing water causes severe discomfort, leading to rapid hyperventilation. A specialized swimsuit is compulsory to avert thermal damage.

Daylight

In Hamilton, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of March in Hamilton, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:09 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 7:45 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In Hamilton, the average sunshine in March is 5.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, a regular UV index of 2 translates into these guidelines:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. UV radiation from the Sun is most dangerous during midday; take precautions and seek shade. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays. Warning! The reflection from snow can nearly magnify the Sun's UV radiation twofold.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is March in Hamilton?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Hamilton, is 3.8°C (38.8°F), while the average low-temperature is -2.6°C (27.3°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Hamilton?

In Hamilton, Canada, the average relative humidity in March is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Hamilton?

In Hamilton, in March, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 56mm (2.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Hamilton?

In March, it is snowing for 8.3 days. Throughout March, 52mm (2.05") of snow is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in March in Hamilton?

In March, the average sea temperature in Hamilton, Canada, is 1.3°C (34.3°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.

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

In March, the average day length in Hamilton, Canada, is 11h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Hamilton?

On the first day of March in Hamilton, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:09 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 7:45 pm EDT.

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

On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Hamilton, Canada, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends on Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Hamilton have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 5.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Hamilton?

In Hamilton, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average temperature in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 3.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -2.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.3°C).

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Average pressure in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average pressure in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average pressure in March: 1018.5mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are March and November (1018.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average wind speed in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (19km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.3km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average humidity in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average rainfall in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (74mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (44mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average rainfall days in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average snowfall in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 52mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (137mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Hamilton, Canada

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.8 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
Hamilton, Canada

Average sea temperature in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: 1.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (1.2°C).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average sunshine days in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Hamilton, Canada

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Hamilton, Canada

Average cloud cover in March - Hamilton, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in March
Hamilton, Canada

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

The month with the highest visibility is August (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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