Weather in British Columbia, Canada in March

So you're interested in going to British Columbia, Canada in March

March is a very cold and rainy time for sunbathing in British Columbia, and not recommended. March is too cold for swimming in British Columbia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting British Columbia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in British Columbia in March

The average maximum temperature in British Columbia in March is 10°. The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average temperature in British Columbia in March is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in British Columbia in March is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in British Columbia in March

The average day light hours per day in British Columbia in March are 11.9 and there are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in British Columbia in March is typically 3.4 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in British Columbia in March

The average sea water temperature in British Columbia in March is 14.3° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in British Columbia in March

The average total rainfall in British Columbia in March is 22.6cm and on average there are 18 rainy days in March making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in British Columbia in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in British Columbia in March is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in British Columbia in March is typically 91.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.9% in the previous month and 89.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in British Columbia in March is typically 78.3%. The average relative humidity is 78.8% in the previous month and 72.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in British Columbia in March

The average maximum wind speed in British Columbia in March is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in British Columbia in March is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in British Columbia in March is from the West-Southwest.

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