March weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Victoria, Canada, with average temperature ranging between min 4.7°C (40.5°F) and max 8.7°C (47.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still chilly 8.7°C (47.7°F). In March, in Victoria, Canada, the average low-temperature is 4.7°C (40.5°F).

Humidity

In Victoria, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Victoria, in March, during 7.9 rainfall days, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Victoria, Canada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 72.5 days and collects up to 163mm (6.42") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, Victoria aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. Throughout the year, in Victoria, there are 6.8 snowfall days, and 93mm (3.66") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Victoria, Canada, in March, the average water temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F).
Note: Swimming in 7.7°C (45.9°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 Victoria, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Victoria, Canada, is 6.8h.

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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in March, the average high-temperature is 8.7°C (47.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 4.7°C (40.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Victoria?

In March, the average relative humidity in Victoria, Canada, is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Victoria?

In March, in Victoria, Canada, the rain falls for 7.9 days. Throughout March, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Victoria?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Victoria. During 0.5 snowfall days, in March, Victoria aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in March, the average water temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F). Swimming in 7.7°C (45.9°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.

How many hours of daylight does Victoria have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Victoria have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 6.8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Victoria?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Victoria, Canada, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 8.7°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (20.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (3.3°C).

Average humidity in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (37mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.3 days).

Average snowfall in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (53mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: 7.7°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4.5).

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

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