Kodiak
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
March, the first month of the spring, in Kodiak, is also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27°F (-2.8°C) and an average high of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still wintry 38.8°F (3.8°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout March, 5.2" (132.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Kodiak, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 191 days and collects up to 75.4" (1913.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak, Alaska. Throughout March, 12.3" (312.4mm) of snow is accumulated. In Kodiak, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 77.6" (1971mm).

Ocean temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Kodiak, the average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Kodiak, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in March transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Kodiak?

In March, in Kodiak, the average high-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

How much does it rain in Kodiak in March?

In Kodiak, in March, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 5.2" (132.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in March?

In Kodiak, in March, 12.3" (312.4mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Kodiak?

The month with the coldest seawater in Kodiak is March, with an average ocean temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C).

What is the ocean temperature in March in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature in March is 39.6°F (4.2°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

How many hours of daylight does Kodiak have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Kodiak is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Kodiak?

In March, the average sunshine in Kodiak is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Kodiak?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Kodiak, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 3.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (16.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (9.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.1°C).

Average rainfall in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 132.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (212.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (104.6mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, May and December (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (14 days).

Average snowfall in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 312.4mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (444.5mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average sea temperature in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 4.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (4.2°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 1

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