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

March weather forecast and climate
Homer, AK

A drone shot of the scenic Homer Spit region in Homer, Alaska, overlooking the calm seawater and distant mountain ranges
A drone shot of the scenic Homer Spit region in Homer, Alaska, overlooking the calm seawater and distant mountain ranges
The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Homer, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max 36.5°F (2.5°C) and min 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still wintry 36.5°F (2.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Homer, is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Rainfall

In Homer, during March, the rain falls for 10.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.7" (42.2mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Homer, there are 150.8 rainfall days, and 24.3" (616.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Homer. In Homer, during March, snow falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.6" (193mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 37.1 snowfall days, and 49.8" (1264.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 39.2°F (4°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Homer.
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

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

Sunshine

In Homer, Alaska, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

In Homer, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. 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 Homer?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Homer, Alaska, is 36.5°F (2.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

How much does it rain in Homer in March?

In Homer, in March, during 10.7 rainfall days, 1.7" (42.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Homer?

In March, it is snowing for 5.3 days. Throughout March, 7.6" (193mm) of snow is accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Homer?

With an average ocean temperature of 39.2°F (4°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Homer.

How cold is the water in March in Homer?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Homer, Alaska, is 39.2°F (4°C). 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.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Homer have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Homer, Alaska, is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Homer?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Homer, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Homer, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 36.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 23.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.9°F).

Average rainfall in March - Homer, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 1.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are May and June (0.8").

Average rainfall days in March - Homer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (9.3 days).

Average snowfall in March - Homer, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 7.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Homer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Homer, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 39°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.1h).

  • 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 - Homer, 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).