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

March weather forecast and climate
Cordova, AK

A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
March, the first month of the spring, in Cordova, is also a wintry month, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.9°F (-2.3°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

In Cordova, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still wintry 38.8°F (3.8°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Rainfall

In Cordova, during 15 rainfall days, 10.1" (256mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Cordova, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 206 days and collects up to 159.6" (4053mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, August, October through December are months with snowfall. Throughout March, in Cordova, 21.7" (551.2mm) of snow is accumulated. In Cordova, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 111.3" (2827.1mm).

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Cordova.
Note: 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

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

Sunshine

In Cordova, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Cordova?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Cordova, is 38.8°F (3.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Cordova?

In Cordova, in March, during 15 rainfall days, 10.1" (256mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cordova in March?

In Cordova, Alaska, in March, 21.7" (551.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Cordova?

The month with the coldest seawater in Cordova, Alaska, is March, with an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C).

What is the water temperature in March in Cordova?

In Cordova, Alaska, in March, the average water temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°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.

How many hours of daylight does Cordova have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Cordova have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Cordova, Alaska, is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Cordova?

In Cordova, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Cordova, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 27.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in March - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 10.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (22.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.7").

Average rainfall days in March - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (15 days).

Average snowfall in March - Cordova, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 21.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (25.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and September (0").

Average sea temperature in March - Cordova, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 39.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (57.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.6°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in March - Cordova, 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).