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

March weather forecast and climate
Kotzebue, AK

An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
March, the first month of the spring, in Kotzebue, is a frigid cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 7.2°F (-13.8°C) and -7.8°F (-22.1°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a frigid cold 7.2°F (-13.8°C). In Kotzebue, in March, the average low-temperature is -7.8°F (-22.1°C).

Rainfall

In Kotzebue, in March, it is raining for 6.7 days, with typically 0.4" (9.7mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kotzebue, there are 106.2 rainfall days, and 10.1" (255.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Kotzebue, Alaska, are January through May, September through December. In Kotzebue, in March, snow falls for 6 days, with typically accumulated 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 55 snowfall days, and 39.3" (998.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In March, the average ocean temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°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

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

What is the temperature in March in Kotzebue?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 7.2°F (-13.8°C), while the average low-temperature is -7.8°F (-22.1°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.4" (9.7mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, in March, during 6 snowfall days, 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, in March, the average water temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°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 Kotzebue have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 11.9h.
Average temperature in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 7.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (60°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: -7.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-9.9°F).

Average rainfall in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.3").

Average rainfall days in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 30.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (29.4°F).

Average daylight in March - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).