Kangiqsujuaq
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Kangiqsujuaq, Canada

March, the first month of the spring, in Kangiqsujuaq, is a polar cold month, with average temperature ranging between max -17°C (1.4°F) and min -26°C (-14.8°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a life-threatening cold -21°C (-5.8°F) in February, to an arctic cold -17°C (1.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, is -26°C (-14.8°F).

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Kangiqsujuaq are February and March Rain falls for 10 days and accumulates 17mm (0.7") of rain.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Kangiqsujuaq.
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

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard 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:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in March in Kangiqsujuaq?

In March, in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average high-temperature is -17°C (1.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -26°C (-14.8°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 17mm (0.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kangiqsujuaq?

Months with the least rainfall are February and March Rain falls for 10 days and accumulates 17mm (0.7") of rain.

What months are the sea coldest in Kangiqsujuaq?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada.

How cold is the water in March in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average seawater temperature in March 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 Kangiqsujuaq have in March?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average sunshine in March is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: -17°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-21°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -26°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-29°C).

Average rainfall in March - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (60mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (17mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (10 days).

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

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-2°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

Months with most sunshine are April and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).