Wakkanai
Japan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Wakkanai, Japan

March, the first month of the spring, in Wakkanai, is a cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between -3.5°C (25.7°F) and 1.2°C (34.2°F).

Temperature

In Wakkanai, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a freezing cold -2.5°C (27.5°F) in February, to a cold 1.2°C (34.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Wakkanai, is -3.5°C (25.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Wakkanai is 71%.

Rainfall

In Wakkanai, during March, the rain falls for 25 days and regularly aggregates up to 50.3mm (2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Wakkanai, there are 261 rainfall days, and 1062.8mm (41.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Wakkanai, during March, snow falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1020mm (40.2") of snow. Throughout the year, in Wakkanai, there are 110.1 snowfall days, and 6530mm (257.1") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Wakkanai, the average seawater temperature is 3.8°C (38.8°F).
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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 4.5h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Wakkanai is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Wakkanai?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 1.2°C (34.2°F), while the average low-temperature is -3.5°C (25.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Wakkanai?

The average relative humidity in March in Wakkanai is 71%.

How much does it rain in Wakkanai in March?

In March, in Wakkanai, the rain falls for 25 days. Throughout March, 50.3mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Wakkanai?

In Wakkanai, Japan, during March, snow falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1020mm (40.2") of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Wakkanai?

In Wakkanai, Japan, the average seawater temperature in March is 3.8°C (38.8°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Wakkanai have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Wakkanai, Japan, is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wakkanai have in March?

In Wakkanai, Japan, the average sunshine in March is 4.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Wakkanai?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Wakkanai, Japan, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average high temperature in March: 1.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -3.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-7.1°C).

Average humidity in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average humidity in March: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (67%).

Average rainfall in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average rainfall in March: 50.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (134.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (49mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in March: 25 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (30 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, June and September (17 days).

Average snowfall in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average snowfall in March: 1020mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1730mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (28.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average sea temperature in March: 3.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.7°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in March - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).