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Vancouver in March - Weather and Event Guide for Vancouver in March


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March Weather in Vancouver:

The weather in March continues to warm up - and is especially mild compared to the rest of Canada. Spring blossoms are in bloom and cherry blossom festivals are underway. March, like so many months in Vancouver, has plenty of precipitation (more than half the days will see some rain), so be sure to dress for the weather.
  • March average high: 10ºC / 50ºF
  • March average low: 3ºC / 37ºF
  • March record low: -9ºC / 16ºF
  • March record high: 20ºC / 68ºF

    Be prepared for rain on any given day in Vancouver in March, but don't let the rain discourage you - there's plenty to do in Vancouver on a rainy day.
  • What to Pack for Vancouver in March:

    • Warm, waterproof clothing; sweaters, hoodies, light jackets
    • T-shirts, shorts, light, sun-protective clothing
    • Closed-toe shoes; rainboots, sandals
    • Sunhat
    • Umbrella

    Vancouver in March Perks:

    Vancouver in March Cons:

    • Rain

    Good to Know about Vancouver in March:

    During March Break, when public school students are on holiday, Vancouver attractions and ski resorts are busier than usual.

    Vancouver in March Highlights:

    • Festival du Bois, Celebration of Canadian folk, Celtic and world music, dance and culture, with a French twist.
    • Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, in the tradition of the Japanese, people gather to celebrate the oncome of spring under cherry blossoms.

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