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

March weather forecast and climate
Fairbanks, AK

Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
March is the driest month of the year in Fairbanks with 0.3" (7.6mm) of rainfall and snowfall to the tune of 5" (127mm) amid partly clear skies. The average temperatures are in the cold zone of -2.9°F (-19.4°C) to 25°F (-3.9°C) with many freezing nights and mostly cold days.
The snow still covers the ground as the 7.5 hours of daily sunshine is moderate at best. Ice fishing is popular among tourists and locals, with the abundance of water bodies encompassing Fairbanks. Expect the conditions to warm up steadily. The short spring season advances rapidly to Fairbanks by the end of March.

What is the temperature in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, in March, the average high-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C), and the average low-temperature is -2.6°F (-19.2°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average relative humidity in March is 60.4%.

How many days does it rain in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, in March, during 4.8 rainfall days, 0.3" (6.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Fairbanks?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Fairbanks, Alaska. Rain falls for 4.8 days and accumulates 0.3" (6.4mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, in March, snow falls for 5.9 days, with typically accumulated 4.9" (124.5mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Fairbanks?

The average sunshine in March is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 25.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: -2.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.9°F).

Average humidity in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 60.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (50.2%).

Average rainfall in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0.3").

Average rainfall days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.6 days).

Average snowfall in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 4.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (13.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (11.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

Average UV index in March - Fairbanks, 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, November and December (UV index 0).