Average Precipitation for Alaska in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at cities, towns and parks in Alaska.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southeast, South - Central, Southwest, Interior and Far North Alaska.

Southeast Alaska

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
22 Annette Island 8.1 204
Glacier Bay 4.4 113
Haines 4.0 102
19 Juneau 6.3 160
21 Ketchikan 10.9 277
20 Sitka 6.2 156
Wrangell 6.1 155
19 Yakutat 11.0 280

South - Central Alaska

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Anchorage 0.6 15
4 Gulkana 0.3 8
11 Homer 1.7 42
13 Seward 4.4 112
8 Talkeetna 1.1 27
14 Valdez 4.5 115

Southwest Alaska

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Bethel 0.7 18
20 Cold Bay 2.7 69
9 King Salmon 0.7 18
18 Kodiak 5.5 140
9 McGrath 0.8 21
7 Port Alsworth 0.7 17
14 St Paul Island 1.1 27
22 Shemya Island 2.0 51

Interior Alaska

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Fairbanks 0.3 6
5 McKinley Park 0.4 10
5 Tanana 0.4 9
2 Tok 0.2 5

Far North Alaska

Total precipitation during March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Barrow 0.1 2
7 Bettles 0.6 15
7 Kotzebue 0.4 11
9 Nome 0.7 17
4 Prudhoe Bay 0.1 4
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Alaska Precipitation
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