March weather forecast
Vancouver, Canada

The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Vancouver, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average low of 3.8°C (38.8°F) and an average high of 7.6°C (45.7°F).

Temperature

In Vancouver, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a frosty 7.6°C (45.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Vancouver, Canada, is 3.8°C (38.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Vancouver, Canada, is 82%.

Rainfall

In March, in Vancouver, the rain falls for 20.6 days. Throughout March, 146mm (5.75") of precipitation is accumulated. In Vancouver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 192.4 days and collects up to 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Vancouver, Canada, are January through April, November and December. In Vancouver, during March, snow falls for 1.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 25mm (0.98") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.2 snowfall days, and 192mm (7.56") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Vancouver, the average seawater temperature in March is 7.1°C (44.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 7.1°C (44.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Vancouver, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 56min.
On the first day of March in Vancouver, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 5:55 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:42 pm PDT.
Note: On Sunday, 13. March 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 06. November 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Vancouver is 5.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
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. 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 Vancouver?

In March, in Vancouver, Canada, the average high-temperature is 7.6°C (45.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.8°C (38.8°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Vancouver?

The average relative humidity in March is 82%.

How much does it rain in Vancouver in March?

In March, in Vancouver, the rain falls for 20.6 days. Throughout March, 146mm (5.75") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, during March, snow falls for 1.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 25mm (0.98") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average seawater temperature in March is 7.1°C (44.8°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Vancouver have in March?

In March, the average day length in Vancouver is 11h and 56min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Vancouver?

On the first day of March in Vancouver, Canada, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 5:55 pm PST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:42 pm PDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Vancouver have in March?

In Vancouver, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average temperature in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 7.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (4.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.9°C).

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Average pressure in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average pressure in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average wind speed in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average humidity in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 146mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (209mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (24mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall days in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 25mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (67mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall days in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average sea temperature in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: 7.1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average sunshine days in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in March: 8.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19.4 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are February and March (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Vancouver, Canada

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Vancouver, Canada

Average cloud cover in March - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in March: 56

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 59).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in March
Vancouver, Canada

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

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

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