March weather forecast
Kodiak, AK

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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

Weather in March

The Kodiak weather begins to show signs of spring in March. The mercury rises in comparison to February with daily temperatures becoming more comfortable. This month observes an increase in daylight and sunshine, with residents starting to feel the arrival of spring. Despite the appearance of spring, snowfall rates are at their highest in March with an average of 3.15" (80mm). Nevertheless, the overall weather pattern in March signals the looming end of the winters.

Temperature

The ushering in of March in Kodiak brings an average high-temperature of a still cold 35.8°F (2.1°C), closely mirroring the 36.3°F (2.4°C) of February. Kodiak registers a steady nighttime temperature averaging a freezing cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C) throughout March.

Humidity

March and November, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In March, in Kodiak, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 171.2 rainfall days, and 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is March, when snow falls for 8.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C).
Note: When swimming, this is deemed life-endangering and extremely risky. The painful cold water instigates fast-paced hyperventilation. Wearing a specialized swimsuit is necessary to lessen thermal harm.

Daylight

In Kodiak, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 54min.
On the first day of March in Kodiak, Alaska, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 6:42 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 8:49 pm AKDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from AKDT to AKST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

In Kodiak, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 2 during March translates into the following directions:
Babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin should always have protection against extended sun exposure. Being exposed to the midday Sun can have harmful effects due to strong UV radiation; always take precautions. Safeguard your eyes, ears, and face from sun rays with the aid of a wide-brim hat. Bear in mind! The Sun's UV radiation can nearly double in intensity due to the reflective quality of snow.
Updated: Feb 9, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Kodiak in March?

The high-temperature, in March, in Kodiak, is 35.8°F (2.1°C), while the low-temperature averages to 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What are the least humid months in Kodiak?

The months with the lowest humidity in Kodiak, Alaska, are March and November, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in March in Kodiak?

The average relative humidity in March in Kodiak is 80%.

How many days does it rain in March in Kodiak?

In March, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Kodiak?

The month with the most snowfall in Kodiak is March, when snow falls for 8.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in March?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in March, snow falls for 8.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.15" (80mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Kodiak?

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

What is the water temperature in March in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, 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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average day length in March is 11h and 54min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Kodiak?

On the first day of March in Kodiak, Alaska, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 6:42 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 8:49 pm AKDT.

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

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Kodiak, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in March in Kodiak?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Kodiak, Alaska, is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Kodiak?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in March
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 35.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 30.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.6°F).

Average pressure in March
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.7"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (29.55"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 12.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (14.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

Average humidity in March
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

Average rainfall in March
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.36"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

Average rainfall days in March
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

Average snowfall in March
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 3.15"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: 39.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in March
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

Average UV index in March
Kodiak, AK

Average UV index in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in March
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

Average visibility in March
Kodiak, AK

Average visibility in March - Kodiak, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

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

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