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

March weather forecast and climate
Nome, AK

Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
March, the first month of the spring, in Nome, is also a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 18.5°F (-7.5°C) and an average low of 2.1°F (-16.6°C).

Temperature

In Nome, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still freezing cold 18.5°F (-7.5°C). In Nome, the average low-temperature is 2.1°F (-16.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 70.6%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Nome is March when the rain falls for 8.6 days and typically collects 0.6" (16.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Nome are January through June, September through December. In Nome, Alaska, during March, snow falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.9" (226.1mm) of snow. In Nome, during the entire year, snow falls for 72.7 days, and aggregates up to 75.7" (1922.7mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Nome.
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 March, the average length of the day in Nome, Alaska, is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Nome, the average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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 Nome?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Nome, Alaska, is 18.5°F (-7.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 2.1°F (-16.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Nome?

The average relative humidity in March in Nome is 70.6%.

How many days does it rain in March in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.6" (16.5mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Nome?

The month with the least rainfall is March when the rain falls for 8.6 days and typically collects 0.6" (16.5mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Nome?

In Nome, in March, snow falls for 9.1 days, with typically accumulated 8.9" (226.1mm) of snow.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Nome?

January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Nome.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, in March, the average water temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Nome have in March?

In Nome, the average sunshine in March is 6.6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Nome?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Nome is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 18.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (58.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.8°F).

Average humidity in March - Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 70.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (69.4%).

Average rainfall in March - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.7").

Average rainfall days in March - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April and June (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in March - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 8.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (14.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Nome, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (52.5°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6.6h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in March - Nome, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).