Average Precipitation for Nova Scotia in March

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The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at cities, towns and parks in Nova Scotia. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). The month's total precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island, Northern and Eastern Shores, South Shore and the Annapolis Valley.

Cape Breton Island

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Millimetres
14 Baddeck 5.1 129
16 Cheticamp 4.1 103
16 Ingonish Beach 6.1 154
14 Louisbourg 5.7 144
14 Port Hawkesbury 4.5 113
17 Sydney 5.1 130

Northern & Eastern Shores

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Millimetres
13 Pictou 4.0 100
13 Pugwash 3.0   77
17 Sable Island 5.1 130
10 Stillwater - Sherbrooke 5.1 130

South Shore

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Millimetres
14 Bridgewater 6.2 156
13 Halifax 5.2 132
13 Liverpool - Milton 6.5 165
15 Yarmouth 4.5 116

Annapolis Valley

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Inches Millimetres
13 Amherst - Nappan 4.1 105
11 Annapolis Royal 3.7   94
13 Kejimkujik National Park 4.9 125
14 Kentville 4.3 110
15 Parrsboro 4.5 115
13 Truro 4.1 104
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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