March weather forecast and climate
Orca, AK

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in Orca, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between min 25.5°F (-3.6°C) and max 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

In Orca, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - a still cold 34.2°F (1.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Orca, is 25.5°F (-3.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Orca is 79%.

Rainfall

In Orca, it is raining for 9.9 days, with typically 4.13" (105mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Orca, there are 191.3 rainfall days, and 72.4" (1839mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In March, in Orca, it is snowing for 12.4 days. Throughout March, 13.03" (331mm) of snow is accumulated. In Orca, during the entire year, snow falls for 66.1 days, and aggregates up to 74.57" (1894mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Orca, the average sunshine in March is 5.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Orca?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Orca, is 34.2°F (1.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 25.5°F (-3.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Orca?

In Orca, Alaska, the average relative humidity in March is 79%.

How many days does it rain in March in Orca?

In Orca, Alaska, in March, during 9.9 rainfall days, 4.13" (105mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Orca in March?

In Orca, Alaska, in March, snow falls for 12.4 days, with typically accumulated 13.03" (331mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Orca have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Orca, Alaska, is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Orca?

In Orca, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Orca, AK

Average temperature in March - Orca, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 34.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (58.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 25.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

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Average pressure in March
Orca, AK

Average pressure in March - Orca, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.76"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.65").

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Average wind speed in March
Orca, AK

Average wind speed in March - Orca, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and November (12.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Orca, AK

Average humidity in March - Orca, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Orca, AK

Average rainfall in March - Orca, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 4.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (9.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (2.72").

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Average rainfall days in March
Orca, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Orca, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Orca, AK

Average snowfall in March - Orca, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 13.03"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (17.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Orca, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Orca, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Orca, AK

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.1h

Months with the most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Orca, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Orca, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (12.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Orca, AK

Average UV index in March - Orca, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Orca, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Orca, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 57).

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Average visibility in March
Orca, AK

Average visibility in March - Orca, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, August and December (5mi).

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