March weather forecast
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

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Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Denali National Park and Preserve, is a subzero cold month, with an average temperature varying between -4°F (-20°C) and 15.8°F (-9°C).

Temperature

In Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a frigid cold 8.6°F (-13°C) in February to a subzero cold 15.8°F (-9°C). The average low-temperature, in Denali National Park and Preserve, is -4°F (-20°C).

Rainfall

In Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 0.98" (25mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 145 rainfall days, and 16.85" (428mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Denali National Park and Preserve, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 52min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 6:25 pm AKST. On the last day of March, in Denali National Park and Preserve, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 8:50 pm AKDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from AKDT to AKST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, is 6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in March transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Denali National Park and Preserve?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, in March, the average high-temperature is 15.8°F (-9°C), and the average low-temperature is -4°F (-20°C).

How much does it rain in Denali National Park and Preserve in March?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Denali National Park and Preserve have in March?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, the average day length in March is 11h and 52min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Denali National Park and Preserve?

On the first day of March in Denali National Park and Preserve, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 6:25 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 8:50 pm AKDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Denali National Park and Preserve?

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Denali National Park and Preserve, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. DST ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Denali National Park and Preserve have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Denali National Park and Preserve?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

Average temperature in March - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 16°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (57°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: -4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (39°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13°F).

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Average rainfall in March
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

Average rainfall in March - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April and May (0.7").

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Average rainfall days in March
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (8 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average UV index in March
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

Average UV index in March - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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