Anchorage - Recent March Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the March weather in Anchorage, Alaska was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives March data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each March. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Anchorage had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Ted Stevens International Airport near downtown Anchorage.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in Anchorage
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
34 21 2018 1 -6
28 11 2017 -2 -12
41 26 2016 5 -3
37 23 2015 3 -5
36 19 2014 2 -7
32 18 2013 0 -8
29 13 2012 -2 -11
33 17 2011 1 -8
34 20 2010 1 -7
Number of days in March when the temperature in Anchorage dropped to at least 0 or 32 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
2018 0 30
2017 1 31
2016 0 26
2015 1 30
2014 0 31
2013 1 30
2012 3 30
2011 0 31
2010 3 31

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Anchorage during March in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for March in Anchorage
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
12 2018 0.8 21
3 2017 0.7 17
7 2016 1.2 31
6 2015 0.8 20
8 2014 0.8 20
6 2013 1.3 34
6 2012 0.6 15
4 2011 0.5 11
6 2010 0.5 13

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Anchorage for March and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
4 2018 10.8 27
2 2017 10.3 26
3 2016 10.7 27
0 2015 0.2 1
3 2014 10.9 28
4 2013 20.6 52
4 2012 9.5 24
1 2011 5.8 15
4 2010 8.5 22
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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