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

March weather forecast and climate
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Kodiak, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27°F (-2.8°C) and an average high of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still wintry 38.8°F (3.8°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Rainfall

In Kodiak, during March, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.2" (132.6mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 191 rainfall days, and 75.4" (1913.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater.
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 in Kodiak is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

In Kodiak, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in March interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, in March, the average high-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

How much does it rain in Kodiak in March?

In Kodiak, during March, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.2" (132.6mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in March?

During March, Kodiak regularly aggregates up to 12.3" (312.4mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Kodiak?

With an average ocean temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Kodiak, Alaska.

How cold is the water in March in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in March is 39.6°F (4.2°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Kodiak have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kodiak have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 38.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 26.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (48.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 5.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (8.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4.1").

Average rainfall days in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, May and December (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (14 days).

Average snowfall in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 12.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (17.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 39.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

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