Charlottetown
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Charlottetown, Canada

March, the first month of the spring, in Charlottetown, is a cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 0.9°C (33.6°F) and -7°C (19.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a subzero cold -2.9°C (26.8°F) in February, to a cold 0.9°C (33.6°F). In Charlottetown, in March, the average low-temperature is -7°C (19.4°F).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout March, 44.1mm (1.7") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 130.7 rainfall days, and 887.1mm (34.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Charlottetown are January through May, October through December. In March, it is snowing for 12.2 days. Throughout March, 441mm (17.4") of snow is accumulated. In Charlottetown, Canada, during the entire year, snow falls for 73.2 days, and aggregates up to 2903mm (114.3") of snow.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of -1.1°C (30°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Charlottetown.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Charlottetown is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4.6h.

UV index

In Charlottetown, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Charlottetown?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Charlottetown, is 0.9°C (33.6°F), while the average low-temperature is -7°C (19.4°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, in March, it is raining for 7.5 days, with typically 44.1mm (1.7") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Charlottetown in March?

In March, it is snowing for 12.2 days. Throughout March, 441mm (17.4") of snow is accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Charlottetown?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of -1.1°C (30°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Charlottetown.

What is the sea temperature in March in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, the average seawater temperature in March is -1.1°C (30°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 average length of the day in March in Charlottetown?

The average length of the day in March in Charlottetown is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlottetown have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 4.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 0.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12.1°C).

Average rainfall in March - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 44.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (110.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29.8mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5 days).

Average snowfall in March - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 441mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (733mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: -1.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.1°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).