March weather forecast
Ilulissat, Greenland

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a frigid cold month in Ilulissat, Greenland, with an average temperature varying between -19°C (-2.2°F) and -12°C (10.4°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

The months with the least rainfall are January and March Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 12mm (0.47") 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.
Note: 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 in March is 11h and 46min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:46 and sunset at 17:26 -03. On the last day of March, in Ilulissat, sunrise is at 06:32 and sunset at 20:24 -02.
Note: On Saturday, 26. March 2022, at 22:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from -03 to -02. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Saturday, 29. October 2022, at 23:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from -02 to -03.

Sunshine

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 health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in March interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Ilulissat?

March 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).

What is the driest month in Ilulissat?

The months with the least rainfall are January and March Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 12mm (0.47") of rain.

How many days does it rain in March in Ilulissat?

In Ilulissat, in March, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 12mm (0.47") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Ilulissat?

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

How cold is the water in March in Ilulissat?

In Ilulissat, the average seawater temperature in March 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, Greenland, the average day length in March is 11h and 46min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Ilulissat?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 07:46 and sunset at 17:26 -03. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:32 and sunset at 20:24 -02.

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

On Saturday, 26. March 2022, at 22:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Ilulissat, and the time zone changes from -03 to -02. DST ends on Saturday, 29. October 2022, at 23:00.

How many hours of sunshine does Ilulissat have in March?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Ilulissat?

In Ilulissat, Greenland, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Ilulissat, Greenland

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).

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Average rainfall in March
Ilulissat, Greenland

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

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

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Average rainfall days in March
Ilulissat, Greenland

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

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

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Average sea temperature in March
Ilulissat, Greenland

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.4°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Ilulissat, Greenland

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 46min

The month with the longest days is August (Average daylight: 17h and 48min).
The months with the shortest days are June and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h

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

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Average UV index in March
Ilulissat, Greenland

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).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).

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