March weather forecast
Fairbanks, AK

The scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
The scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Fairbanks, is a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 1.9°F (-16.7°C) and 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a frigid cold 12°F (-11.1°C) in February, to a subzero cold 20.5°F (-6.4°C). In Fairbanks, the average low-temperature is 1.9°F (-16.7°C).

Humidity

March is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

Rainfall

In Fairbanks, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 4.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Fairbanks, there are 100.5 rainfall days, and 10.87" (276mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, August through December are months with snowfall. In Fairbanks, during March, snow falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.82" (97mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Fairbanks, there are 74.3 snowfall days, and 24.49" (622mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fairbanks, Alaska, is 5.7h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Fairbanks. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Fairbanks?

The most humid month in Fairbanks, Alaska, is March, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

What is the average humidity in March in Fairbanks?

The average relative humidity in March in Fairbanks is 93%.

How many days does it rain in March in Fairbanks?

In March, in Fairbanks, the rain falls for 4.2 days. Throughout March, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, in March, during 11.7 snowfall days, 3.82" (97mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Fairbanks have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Fairbanks have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Fairbanks?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Fairbanks?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Fairbanks, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average temperature in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 20.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (70.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 1.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average pressure in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.97").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.77").

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Average wind speed in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average wind speed in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October, November and December (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average humidity in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 93%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (56%).

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Average rainfall in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average rainfall in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average snowfall in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.82"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (6.5").
Months with the least snowfall are June and July (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (13.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Fairbanks, AK

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (12.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Fairbanks, AK

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 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

Months with the most cloud cover are March, April and November (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average visibility in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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