March weather forecast and climate
Sapporo, Japan

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Sapporo, Japan, with average temperature fluctuating between -6.4°C (20.5°F) and 0.8°C (33.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a subzero cold -3.3°C (26.1°F) in February, to a wintry 0.8°C (33.4°F). In March, in Sapporo, the average low-temperature is -6.4°C (20.5°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Sapporo is 87%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.2 days. Throughout March, 64mm (2.52") of precipitation is accumulated. In Sapporo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167 days and collects up to 843mm (33.19") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Sapporo are January through April, October through December. In Sapporo, during March, snow falls for 19.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 263mm (10.35") of snow. Throughout the year, in Sapporo, Japan, there are 111.9 snowfall days, and 1723mm (67.83") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Sapporo, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Sapporo, the average sunshine is 4.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Sapporo are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Sapporo?

In Sapporo, the average relative humidity in March is 87%.

How much does it rain in Sapporo in March?

In Sapporo, Japan, during March, the rain falls for 11.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 64mm (2.52") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Sapporo?

In Sapporo, in March, snow falls for 19.4 days, with typically accumulated 263mm (10.35") of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Sapporo?

The average length of the day in March in Sapporo, Japan, is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sapporo have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 4.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sapporo?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in March in Sapporo?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average temperature in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average high temperature in March: 0.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (24.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -6.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-10°C).

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Average pressure in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average pressure in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average pressure in March: 1013.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1016.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1008.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average wind speed in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.2km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and December (12.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average humidity in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average humidity in March: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (77%).

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Average rainfall in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average rainfall in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average rainfall in March: 64mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (112mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (51mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average rainfall days in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average snowfall in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average snowfall in March: 263mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (430mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average snowfall days in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in March: 19.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (28 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average sunshine days in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average sunshine days in March: 7.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (13.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (2.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average UV index in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average UV index in March: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average cloud cover in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average cloud cover in March: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 78).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in March
Sapporo, Japan

Average visibility in March - Sapporo, Japan
  • Average visibility in March: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May and October (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (6km).

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