What’s the weather like in Banff in March?
The Banff weather in March feels much milder than the winter months of January and February. Temperatures rise above zero for the first time in the year and the sun shines quite brightly as spring takes over around this superb Canadian ski resort.
There’s less snowfall in March compared to winter, but you’ll still see lots of the white stuff as the skiing season continues. Conditions can change quite quickly here in the Rockies, from sunny weather to wintery downpours and brisk winds around the slopes. The surrounding hills of Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay and Cascade Mountain create cool air and stop temperatures rising too high in spring. The higher you travel the lower the temperatures will be.
The weather in Banff in March has a daytime average high of 4°C, but this can be a couple of degrees lower on most days. At night time it’ll probably fall nearer to -3°C or -4°C, especially on higher ground above Banff. The sun shines for an average of six hours in March from around 12 hours of daylight. Rainfall could be as little as 20mm for the month, which is very light, with nine days on average affected by wet weather. The humidity should measure 86% and the light wind speed of 8mph means there’s not much wind chill during the month.