Bethel
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bethel, AK

March, the first month of the spring, in Bethel, is a subzero cold month, with average temperature varying between 21.7°F (-5.7°C) and 7.2°F (-13.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a frigid cold 13.8°F (-10.1°C) in February, to a freezing cold 21.7°F (-5.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Bethel, is 7.2°F (-13.8°C).

Rainfall

In Bethel, during March, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (17mm) of precipitation. In Bethel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.3 days and collects up to 16.2" (410.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Bethel are January through June, September through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Bethel, Alaska, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Bethel, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Bethel?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 21.7°F (-5.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 7.2°F (-13.8°C).

How much does it rain in Bethel in March?

In Bethel, during March, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (17mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Bethel in March?

In March, it is snowing for 7.7 days. Throughout March, 6.5" (165.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In Bethel, Alaska, the average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bethel have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Bethel, Alaska, is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Bethel?

In Bethel, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Bethel, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 21.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (63.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 7.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.7°F).

Average rainfall in March - Bethel, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in March - Bethel, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Bethel, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Bethel, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (9.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in March - Bethel, 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).