March weather forecast
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Palmer, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still freezing cold 27.5°F (-2.5°C). In Palmer, in March, the average low-temperature is 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

Humidity

March is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

In Palmer, during March, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation. In Palmer, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 190.7 days and collects up to 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Palmer. In Palmer, during March, snow falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.47" (139mm) of snow. In Palmer, during the entire year, snow falls for 76.2 days and aggregates up to 33.5" (851mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Palmer, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 53min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:56 am and sunset at 6:21 pm AKST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 8:40 pm AKDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from AKDT to AKST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Palmer is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Palmer?

With an average relative humidity of 87%, March is the most humid month in Palmer.

What is the average humidity in March in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average relative humidity in March is 87%.

How much does it rain in Palmer in March?

In Palmer, in March, during 13.3 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Palmer in March?

In Palmer, during March, snow falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.47" (139mm) of snow.

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

In Palmer, Alaska, the average day length in March is 11h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Palmer?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 7:56 am and sunset at 6:21 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 8:40 pm AKDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Palmer?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Palmer have in March?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in March is 7.4h.

How high is the UV index in March in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.78"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

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Average humidity in March
Palmer, AK

Average humidity in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in March
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 5.47"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Palmer, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Palmer, AK

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Palmer, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in March
Palmer, AK

Average visibility in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (4mi).

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