Average Snowfall for Alaska in March





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during March at cities, towns and parks in Alaska. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall 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 total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.7 Annette Island 6.9 17.5
10.4 Haines 39.9 101.3
5.0 Juneau 5.4 13.7
3.4 Sitka 4.9 12.4
11.7 Yakutat 28.4 72.1

South - Central Alaska

March snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.1 Anchorage 9.9 25.1
4.6 Gulkana 3.7 9.4
5.2 Homer 7.0 17.8
4.7 Seward 10.5 26.7
8.0 Talkeetna 15.0 38.1
13.1 Valdez 48.4 122.9

Southwest Alaska

Average snow for March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.8 Bethel 8.2 20.8
14.2 Cold Bay 13.0 33.0
7.8 King Salmon 6.4 16.3
8.7 Kodiak 11.3 28.7
9.2 McGrath 11.3 28.7
5.7 Port Alsworth 11.7 29.7
13.1 St Paul Island 8.0 20.3
17.9 Shemya Island 13.8 35.1

Interior Alaska

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.9 Fairbanks 4.9 12.4
5.6 McKinley Park 6.8 17.3
5.4 Tanana 4.0 10.2
1.7 Tok 3.2 8.1

Far North Alaska

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.7 Barrow 2.1 5.3
8.1 Bettles 9.3 23.6
7.2 Kotzebue 5.9 15.0
9.1 Nome 8.9 22.6
3.8 Prudhoe Bay 2.6 6.6
Reference

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

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