Nanaimo Weather in March

What's the weather like in Nanaimo (British Columbia) in March 2023?

The climate in Nanaimo during March can be summarized as cool and wet.

March is in the spring in Nanaimo and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

Nanaimo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 9.8°C 49.6°F
Nightly temperature 1°C 33.8°F
Average temperature 5.4°C 41.7°F
Daily sunshine 4.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 125 mm 4.9 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 8.1°C 46.6°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 16.2kph 10 mph

On average March is the 5th wettest month of the year in Nanaimo with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

March temperatures in Nanaimo

Nanaimo average temperature in March

March rainfall

Nanaimo average rain in March

March hourly sunshine

Nanaimo average rain in March

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Nanaimo in March 2022.

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Nanaimo weather stats

Nanaimo weather statistics
Hottest month: August 23.2°C 73.8°F
Driest month: July 28mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: August 8.6hrs
Coldest month: January 5.2°C 41.4°F
Wettest month: December 213mm 8.4ins
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