March weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

March, the first month of the spring, in Victoria, is a fresh month, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.6°C (36.7°F) and 10.8°C (51.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

Humidity

In Victoria, the average relative humidity in March is 66%.

Rainfall

In Victoria, during 16.5 rainfall days, 75.2mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Victoria, there are 151.8 rainfall days, and 845.5mm (33.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in Victoria is 7.7°C (45.9°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 4.7h.

UV index

In Victoria, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Victoria?

In Victoria, in March, the average high-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Victoria?

In March, the average relative humidity in Victoria, Canada, is 66%.

How much does it rain in Victoria in March?

In Victoria, in March, it is raining for 16.5 days, with typically 75.2mm (3") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Victoria in March?

In Victoria, Canada, during March, snow falls for 0.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 34mm (1.3") of snow.

What is the water temperature in March in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in March, the average water temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Victoria have in March?

In Victoria, Canada, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Victoria?

In March, the average sunshine in Victoria, Canada, is 4.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in March: 10.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.1°C).

Average humidity in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in March: 66%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (55.9%).

Average rainfall in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in March: 75.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (148.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (17.9mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (5.2 days).

Average snowfall in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in March: 34mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (137mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in March: 7.7°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

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

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

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