Churchill
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Churchill, Canada

The first month of the spring, March, is a frigid cold month in Churchill, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average high of -13.9°C (7°F) and an average low of -23.9°C (-11°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises, from a dangerously cold -20.2°C (-4.4°F) in February, to an extremely cold -13.9°C (7°F). In March, the average low-temperature is -23.9°C (-11°F).

Rainfall

Months with rainfall are March through December. March is the first month it rains. Throughout March, in the average 0.5 rainfall days, it receives 0.4mm (0") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Churchill, there are 68.8 rainfall days, and 276mm (10.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Churchill are January through June, September through December. In Churchill, in March, during 11.1 snowfall days, 204mm (8") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 92 snowfall days, and 2012mm (79.2") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January through April and December, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Churchill, Canada.
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 March is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March 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.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Churchill?

In Churchill, in March, the average high-temperature is -13.9°C (7°F), and the average low-temperature is -23.9°C (-11°F).

When does it start to rain in Churchill?

March is the first month it rains in Churchill. Throughout March, in the average 0.5 rainfall days, it receives 0.4mm (0") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Churchill?

In Churchill, in March, during 11.1 snowfall days, 204mm (8") of snow is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Churchill?

Through, April and December, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F).

What is the sea temperature in March in Churchill?

In Churchill, Canada, in March, the average water temperature is -2°C (28.4°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 Churchill have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Churchill?

The average sunshine in March in Churchill, Canada, is 5.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Churchill?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: -13.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-21.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -23.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (7.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-30.1°C).

Average rainfall in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (69.3mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.1 days).

Average snowfall in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 204mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (392mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (15.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: -2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (-2°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in March - Churchill, Canada
  • Average UV index in March: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).