Canada weather in March 2024

Expect 2°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 5 hours of sunshine per day in Canada in March. Check more long-term weather averages for Canada in March before you book your next holiday to Canada in 2024/2025.

  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Canada (Ottawa)2
    2°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in March in Canada (Ottawa)11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • -8°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Canada (Ottawa)-8
    -8°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in March in Canada (Ottawa)12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in March in Canada (Ottawa)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 62 mm monthly rainfall in March in Canada (Ottawa)62
    62 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in March in Canada (Ottawa)3
    3 (Moderate) UV index

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The March weather guide for Canada (Ottawa) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How cold is it in Canada in March?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 2°C in Ottawa, Canada in March, falling to -8°C at night.

How sunny is it in Canada in March?

There are normally 5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Ottawa, Canada in March - that's 43% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in Canada in March?

There are usually 11 days with some rain in Ottawa, Canada in March and the average monthly rainfall is 62mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Canada March sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Canada in March 2024. Select a month to view Canada sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Canada sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Ottawa.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st March 2024 06:40 17:51
Saturday, 16th March 2024 06:12 18:11
Sunday, 31st March 2024 05:44 18:30

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