Average Weather in March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts Canada
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 25°F to 34°F, rarely falling below 12°F or exceeding 43°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 12°F, from 13°F to 24°F, rarely falling below -1°F or exceeding 33°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts typically range from 56°F to 66°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 6°F to 19°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
Raahe, Finland (3,269 miles away); Petrozavodsk, Russia (3,635 miles); and Chekhov, Russia (5,556 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (view comparison).
The month of March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 71% to 62%.
The clearest day of the month is March 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 38% of the time.
For reference, on January 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 79%, while on August 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 57%.
Cloud Cover Categories in March
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 25% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on July 10, and its lowest chance is 21% on January 30.
Over the course of March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 3% to 8%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 4% to 7%, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 19% to 10%.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is increasing, starting the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is decreasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.7 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.1 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
The highest average 31-day liquid-equivalent accumulation is 1.6 inches on March 3.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in March
Over the course of March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, 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, 28 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 Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is 5:43 AM on March 13 and the latest sunrise is 58 minutes later at 6:40 AM on March 14.
The earliest sunset is 5:09 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 46 minutes later at 6:56 PM on March 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) starts at 3:00 AM on March 14, 2021, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour later.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:21 AM and sets 16 hours, 14 minutes later, at 8:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:18 AM and sets 8 hours, 12 minutes later, at 3:30 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in March
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for March 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is essentially constant during March, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 2, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is gradually decreasing during March, decreasing from 10.2 miles per hour to 9.6 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 8, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.2 miles per hour, while on July 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
The hourly average wind direction in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts throughout March is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 42% on March 1.
Wind Direction in March
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is essentially constant during March, remaining around 31°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during March is 31°F on March 11.
Average Water Temperature in March
The growing season in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts typically lasts for 5.2 months (160 days), from around May 10 to around October 17, rarely starting before April 24 or after May 26, and rarely ending before September 28 or after November 4.
The month of March in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in March
The average accumulated growing degree days in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts are essentially constant during March, remaining around 0°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is increasing during March, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 2.5 kWh to 3.9 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 Sainte-Anne-des-Monts are 49.124 deg latitude, -66.492 deg longitude, and 49 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 801 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 105 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,005 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,147 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is covered by trees (44%) and water (39%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and water (44%), and within 50 miles by water (49%) and trees (48%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, 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 Sainte-Anne-des-Monts.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Sainte-Anne-des-Monts 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 Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Sainte-Anne-des-Monts and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Cap Chat CS, Que. (92%, 12 kilometers, west); Cap Madeleine Meteorological Aeronautical Presentation System (4.7%, 87 kilometers, east); and Pointe Noire , Que. (3.1%, 114 kilometers, north).
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