Average Weather in March in Osoyoos Canada
Daily high temperatures increase by 11°F, from 48°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 67°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 30°F to 36°F, rarely falling below 20°F or exceeding 45°F.
For reference, on August 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Osoyoos typically range from 60°F to 89°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 33°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in March
The month of March in Osoyoos experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 57% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is March 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 44% of the time.
For reference, on January 9, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 63%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 77%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Osoyoos, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 15% and ending it at 13%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on May 30, and its lowest chance is 8% on August 13.
Over the course of March in Osoyoos, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 12% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Osoyoos is essentially constant, remaining about 0.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.4 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Osoyoos, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 49 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 38 seconds, and weekly increase of 25 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 2 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The earliest sunrise of the month in Osoyoos is 6:21 AM on March 10 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 7:19 AM on March 11.
The earliest sunset is 5:41 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 46 minutes later at 7:27 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 11, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:53 AM and sets 16 hours, 13 minutes later, at 9:06 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:49 AM and sets 8 hours, 13 minutes later, at 4:02 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Osoyoos is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 3, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Osoyoos is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 18, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.4 miles per hour, while on August 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
The growing season in Osoyoos typically lasts for 5.7 months (174 days), from around April 23 to around October 14, rarely starting before April 3 or after May 12, and rarely ending before September 25 or after October 31.
The month of March in Osoyoos is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 0% to 6% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Osoyoos are essentially constant during March, remaining within 16°F of 19°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Osoyoos is increasing during March, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 2.9 kWh to 4.4 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Osoyoos are 49.033 deg latitude, -119.452 deg longitude, and 1,155 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Osoyoos contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,175 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,140 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,583 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,782 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Osoyoos is covered by water (32%), sparse vegetation (23%), cropland (11%), and bare soil (10%), within 10 miles by shrubs (35%) and trees (23%), and within 50 miles by trees (53%) and shrubs (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Osoyoos year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Osoyoos.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Osoyoos according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Osoyoos is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Osoyoos and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Osoyoos Automatic Weather Reporting System (92%, 1.4 kilometers, east); Penticton Regional Airport (5.0%, 49 kilometers, north); and Omak Airport (3.4%, 64 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .