Grande Prairie
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Grande Prairie, Canada

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Grande Prairie, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 0.6°C (33.1°F) and -10.3°C (13.5°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases, from a subzero cold -4.8°C (23.4°F) in February, to a wintry 0.6°C (33.1°F). In March, the average low-temperature is -10.3°C (13.5°F).

Rainfall

In Grande Prairie, it is raining for 1.6 days, with typically 1.4mm (0.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Grande Prairie, during the entire year, the rain falls for 80.3 days and collects up to 322.4mm (12.7") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, August through December. In March, it is snowing for 8 days. Throughout March, 203mm (8") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 54.5 snowfall days, and 1544mm (60.8") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Grande Prairie is 5.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. 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 Grande Prairie?

In March, in Grande Prairie, the average high-temperature is 0.6°C (33.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -10.3°C (13.5°F).

How much does it rain in Grande Prairie in March?

In Grande Prairie, Canada, during March, the rain falls for 1.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.4mm (0.1") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Grande Prairie in March?

In Grande Prairie, in March, during 8 snowfall days, 203mm (8") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in March in Grande Prairie?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Grande Prairie have in March?

In Grande Prairie, the average sunshine in March is 5.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Grande Prairie?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Grande Prairie, Canada, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 0.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -10.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-19°C).

Average rainfall in March - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (76.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.7mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and December (0.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 203mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (350mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June and July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in March - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).