March weather forecast
Fairbanks, AK

The scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
The scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a subzero cold month in Fairbanks, Alaska, with an average temperature fluctuating between 1.9°F (-16.7°C) and 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a frigid cold 12°F (-11.1°C) in February to a freezing cold 20.5°F (-6.4°C). In Fairbanks, the average low-temperature is 1.9°F (-16.7°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

Rainfall

In Fairbanks, during March, the rain falls for 4.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation. In Fairbanks, during the entire year, the rain falls for 100.5 days and collects up to 10.87" (276mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Fairbanks are January through May, August through December. In March, in Fairbanks, it is snowing for 11.7 days. Throughout March, 3.82" (97mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Fairbanks, there are 74.3 snowfall days, and 24.49" (622mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 51min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:58 am and sunset at 6:07 pm AKST. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 8:40 pm AKDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from AKDT to AKST.

Sunshine

In Fairbanks, the average sunshine in March is 5.7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Fairbanks?

The most humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

What is the average humidity in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average relative humidity in March is 93%.

How much does it rain in Fairbanks in March?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, in March, it is raining for 4.2 days, with typically 0.55" (14mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Fairbanks?

In March, it is snowing for 11.7 days. Throughout March, 3.82" (97mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Fairbanks have in March?

In March, the average day length in Fairbanks is 11h and 51min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Fairbanks?

On the first day of March in Fairbanks, Alaska, sunrise is at 7:58 am and sunset at 6:07 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 8:40 pm AKDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Fairbanks?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Fairbanks, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. DST ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Fairbanks?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Fairbanks.

How high is the UV index in March in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average temperature in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 20.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (70.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 1.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-9°F).

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Average pressure in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average pressure in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.97"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.77"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average wind speed in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October, November and December (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average humidity in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 93%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (56%).

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Average rainfall in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average rainfall in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average snowfall in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.82"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (6.5").
The months with the least snowfall are June and July (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (13.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 3h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (12.2 days).

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Average UV index in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average UV index in March - Fairbanks, 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, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

The months with the most cloud cover are March, April and November (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in March
Fairbanks, AK

Average visibility in March - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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