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

March weather forecast and climate
Metlakatla, AK

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Metlakatla, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between min 34.5°F (1.4°C) and max 45°F (7.2°C).

Temperature

In Metlakatla, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a chilly 45°F (7.2°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 34.5°F (1.4°C).

Rainfall

In Metlakatla, it is raining for 21.6 days, with typically 8" (204.2mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Metlakatla, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 231 days and collects up to 101.6" (2580.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Metlakatla. In Metlakatla, Alaska, in March, snow falls for 4.7 days, with typically accumulated 6.5" (165.1mm) of snow. In Metlakatla, during the entire year, snow falls for 23.9 days, and aggregates up to 33.6" (853.4mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Metlakatla.
Note: Swimming in 42.4°F (5.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

What is the temperature in March in Metlakatla?

In March, in Metlakatla, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.5°F (1.4°C).

How much does it rain in Metlakatla in March?

In Metlakatla, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 21.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 8" (204.2mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Metlakatla in March?

In Metlakatla, Alaska, during March, snow falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.5" (165.1mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Metlakatla?

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Metlakatla, Alaska, with an average ocean temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C).

What is the ocean temperature in March in Metlakatla?

In Metlakatla, the average seawater temperature in March is 42.4°F (5.8°C). Swimming in 42.4°F (5.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Metlakatla have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Metlakatla, Alaska, is 11.9h.
Average temperature in March - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 44.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (64.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 34.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.4°F).

Average rainfall in March - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4.6").

Average rainfall days in March - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21.6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October and November (23.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (14.9 days).

Average snowfall in March - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 6.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 42.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.5°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.3h).