March weather forecast and climate
Ilulissat, Greenland

The first month of the spring, March, is still a extreme cold month in Ilulissat, Greenland, with average temperature fluctuating between -12°C (10.4°F) and -19°C (-2.2°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is March, with an average high-temperature of -12°C (10.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -19°C (-2.2°F).

Rainfall

January and March are months with the least rain in Ilulissat when the rain falls for 9 days and typically aggregates up to 12mm (0.5") of rain.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of -1.4°C (29.5°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Ilulissat. 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.

Daylight

In Ilulissat, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In Ilulissat, Greenland, the average sunshine in March is 3h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ilulissat is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 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.

What is the coldest month in Ilulissat?

With an average high-temperature of -12°C (10.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -19°C (-2.2°F), March is the coldest month in Ilulissat.

What is the temperature in March in Ilulissat?

The average high-temperature, in March, is -12°C (10.4°F), while the average low-temperature is -19°C (-2.2°F).

How much does it rain in Ilulissat in March?

In Ilulissat, during March, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 12mm (0.5") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Ilulissat?

Months with the least rainfall in Ilulissat, Greenland, are January and March Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 12mm (0.5") of rain.

When is the sea coldest in Ilulissat?

Months with the coldest seawater in Ilulissat are February and March, with an average sea temperature of -1.4°C (29.5°F). 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.

What is the sea temperature in March in Ilulissat?

In Ilulissat, Greenland, in March, the average water temperature is -1.4°C (29.5°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Ilulissat have in March?

In Ilulissat, the average length of the day in March is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Ilulissat?

In March, the average sunshine in Ilulissat, Greenland, is 3h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Ilulissat?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Ilulissat, Greenland, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in March: -12°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (-12°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -19°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-19°C).

Average rainfall in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in March: 12mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (35mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and March (12mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April, September and November (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, May, June and July (7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in March: -1.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (3.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.4°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average daylight in March: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average UV index in March: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).

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