March weather forecast
Montreal, Canada

An extension of the St. Florence river with a far view of the city of Montreal, Canada
An extension of the St. Florence river with a far view of the city of Montreal, Canada

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Montreal, is a wintry month, with an average temperature ranging between min -5.8°C (21.6°F) and max 1.2°C (34.2°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from a subzero cold -4.1°C (24.6°F) in February to a wintry 1.2°C (34.2°F). In March, in Montreal, the average low-temperature is -5.8°C (21.6°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 85%.

Rainfall

In Montreal, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 68mm (2.68") of accumulated precipitation. In Montreal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.5 days and collects up to 864mm (34.02") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Montreal. In March, it is snowing for 12.8 days. Throughout March, 158mm (6.22") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 74.1 snowfall days, and 1120mm (44.09") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Montreal, Canada, is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:20 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, 13. March 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 06. November 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Montreal is 4.5h.

UV index

In Montreal, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Montreal?

In Montreal, Canada, in March, the average high-temperature is 1.2°C (34.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.8°C (21.6°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Montreal?

In March, the average relative humidity in Montreal is 85%.

How much does it rain in Montreal in March?

In Montreal, during March, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 68mm (2.68") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Montreal in March?

In Montreal, Canada, during March, snow falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 158mm (6.22") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Montreal have in March?

In Montreal, the average day length in March is 11h and 57min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Montreal?

On the first day of March in Montreal, Canada, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:41 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:20 pm EDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Montreal?

The average sunshine duration in March in Montreal is 4.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Montreal?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Montreal is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Montreal, Canada

Average temperature in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 1.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-5.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -5.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.1°C).

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Average pressure in March
Montreal, Canada

Average pressure in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average pressure in March: 1017.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1017.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Montreal, Canada

Average wind speed in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average wind speed in March: 13.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.9km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Montreal, Canada

Average humidity in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 85%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Montreal, Canada

Average rainfall in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (85mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (55mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Montreal, Canada

Average rainfall days in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Montreal, Canada

Average snowfall in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 158mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (293mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Montreal, Canada

Average snowfall days in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Montreal, Canada

Average sunshine days in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in March: 10.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Montreal, Canada

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Montreal, Canada

Average cloud cover in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in March: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in March
Montreal, Canada

Average visibility in March - Montreal, Canada
  • Average visibility in March: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

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