March weather forecast and climate
Sitka, AK

The glacial carved Three Sisters Mountains in Sitka, Alaska
The glacial carved Three Sisters Mountains in Sitka, Alaska

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in Sitka, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low of 30.2°F (-1°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still wintry 37°F (2.8°C). In Sitka, in March, the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 15.6 days. Throughout March, 5.87" (149mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Sitka, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 243.6 days and collects up to 82.76" (2102mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Sitka, Alaska, are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall in Sitka is March when snow falls for 14.1 days and typically aggregates up to 17.72" (450mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Sitka, the average sunshine in March is 4.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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 temperature in March in Sitka?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sitka, Alaska, is 37°F (2.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

What are the least humid months in Sitka?

Months with the lowest humidity are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

What is the average humidity in March in Sitka?

In March, the average relative humidity is 83%.

How much does it rain in Sitka in March?

In Sitka, in March, it is raining for 15.6 days, with typically 5.87" (149mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Sitka?

In Sitka, in March, during 14.1 snowfall days, 17.72" (450mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Sitka?

March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 14.1 days and accumulates 17.72" (450mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sitka have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Sitka?

In Sitka, the average sunshine in March is 4.6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Sitka?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Sitka is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Sitka, AK

Average temperature in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (29.7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Sitka, AK

Average pressure in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.8"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.72").

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Average wind speed in March
Sitka, AK

Average wind speed in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 8.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Sitka, AK

Average humidity in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (89%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (83%).

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Average rainfall in March
Sitka, AK

Average rainfall in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 5.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (10.16").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (3.82").

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Average rainfall days in March
Sitka, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Sitka, AK

Average snowfall in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 17.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (17.72").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Sitka, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (14.1 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
Sitka, AK

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Sitka, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (8.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Sitka, AK

Average UV index in March - Sitka, 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 January, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Sitka, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Sitka, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 72).
Months with the least cloud cover are February, May and September (Cloud cover 60).

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Average visibility in March
Sitka, AK

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

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

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