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

March weather forecast and climate
Wrangell, AK

A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields and distant snowy mountains
A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields and distant snowy mountains
The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Wrangell, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 42.1°F (5.6°C) and 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

Temperature

In Wrangell, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still cold 42.1°F (5.6°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

Rainfall

In Wrangell, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 5.5" (139.4mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Wrangell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 229 days and collects up to 81.5" (2070.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average ocean temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

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

What is the temperature in March in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, in March, the average high-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

How much does it rain in Wrangell in March?

In Wrangell, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.5" (139.4mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Wrangell in March?

In Wrangell, in March, 7.9" (200.7mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Wrangell?

With an average ocean temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Wrangell.

What is the water temperature in March in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in March is 41.5°F (5.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

In March, the average length of the day in Wrangell is 11.9h.
Average temperature in March - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 42°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in March - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 5.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.9").

Average rainfall days in March - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, June, July and August (17 days).

Average snowfall in March - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 7.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in March - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 41.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (41.5°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).