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

March weather forecast and climate
Deadhorse, AK

The first month of the spring, March, is also a dangerously cold month in Deadhorse, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between -23.1°F (-30.6°C) and -9.9°F (-23.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still dangerously cold -9.9°F (-23.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Deadhorse, Alaska, is -23.1°F (-30.6°C).

Rainfall

In Deadhorse, during March, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.1" (3.6mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Deadhorse, there are 80 rainfall days, and 4" (102.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Deadhorse, Alaska, are January through June, August through December. In Deadhorse, 1" (24.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Deadhorse, 23.7" (602.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Deadhorse, Alaska, are January through May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Deadhorse is 7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, in March, the average high-temperature is -9.9°F (-23.3°C), and the average low-temperature is -23.1°F (-30.6°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, in March, during 4 rainfall days, 0.1" (3.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Deadhorse in March?

Throughout March, in Deadhorse, Alaska, 1" (24.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Deadhorse?

January through May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, in March, the average water temperature is 28.4°F (-2°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 Deadhorse have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Deadhorse have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Deadhorse is 7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Deadhorse?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Deadhorse, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: -10°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-13°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: -23.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (38.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-23.6°F).

Average rainfall in March - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February, March, April, May and November (0.1").

Average rainfall days in March - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April and May (4 days).

Average snowfall in March - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 1"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (8.1").
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0").

Average sea temperature in March - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (36°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (28°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).