March weather forecast and climate
Anchorage, AK

Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska, with mountains blanketed in snow
Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska, with mountains blanketed in snow
The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Anchorage, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19°F (-7.2°C) and an average high of 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 19°F (-7.2°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 66.1%.

Rainfall

In Anchorage, during 6.8 rainfall days, 0.6" (15.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Anchorage, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115.1 days and collects up to 16.7" (423.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 36.1°F (2.3°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Anchorage, Alaska, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Anchorage, Alaska, the average sunshine in March is 6.3h.

UV index

In Anchorage, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Anchorage?

In March, in Anchorage, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 19°F (-7.2°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, the average relative humidity in March is 66.1%.

How many days does it rain in March in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in March, during 6.8 rainfall days, 0.6" (15.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Anchorage in March?

In March, in Anchorage, Alaska, it is snowing for 6.6 days. Throughout March, 12.2" (309.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Anchorage?

In March, the average ocean temperature is 36.1°F (2.3°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in March in Anchorage?

The average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Anchorage have in March?

In Anchorage, Alaska, the average sunshine in March is 6.3h.

How high is the UV index in March in Anchorage?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Anchorage, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 35°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.4°F).

Average humidity in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 66.1%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (77.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.6%).

Average rainfall in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (0.5").

Average rainfall days in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (20.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 36.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (35.8°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.3h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in March - Anchorage, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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