Average Precipitation for Alaska in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at communities and other locations around Alaska.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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 7.9 200
15 Haines 4.5 114
18 Juneau 3.7 93
21 Ketchikan 11.0 279
18 Sitka 5.6 142
11 Skagway 1.5 39
18 Yakutat 9.5 242

South - Central Alaska

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Anchorage 0.7 18
4 Gulkana 0.3 9
11 Homer 1.3 34
12 Seward 3.9 98
8 Talkeetna 1.1 27
14 Valdez 4.1 104

Southwest Alaska

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Bethel 0.7 19
19 Cold Bay 3.0 76
9 King Salmon 0.8 19
16 Kodiak 4.8 122
8 McGrath 0.7 17
6 Port Alsworth 0.6 16
14 St Paul Island 1.3 33

Interior Alaska

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Fairbanks 0.4 10
6 McKinley Park 0.5 13
4 Tanana 0.2 6
2 Tok 0.2 5

Far North Alaska

Total precipitation during March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Barrow 0.2 5
8 Bettles 0.6 15
7 Kotzebue 0.5 13
9 Nome 0.7 19
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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