March weather forecast and climate
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Palmer, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still freezing cold 27.5°F (-2.5°C). In Palmer, the average low-temperature is 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

Humidity

March is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

In March, in Palmer, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout March, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Palmer, there are 190.7 rainfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Palmer. In Palmer, snow falls for 13.3 days, with typically accumulated 5.47" (139mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 76.2 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Palmer, Alaska, is 7.4h.

UV index

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Palmer?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 27.5°F (-2.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Palmer?

The most humid month is March, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

What is the average humidity in March in Palmer?

The average relative humidity in March in Palmer, Alaska, is 87%.

How much does it rain in Palmer in March?

In Palmer, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Palmer in March?

In Palmer, Alaska, during March, snow falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.47" (139mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Palmer have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average sunshine in March is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Palmer?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Palmer, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: -2.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -12.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.3°C).

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Average pressure in March
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 1008.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (1005.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Palmer, AK

Average humidity in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

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Average rainfall in March
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (57mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (23mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 139mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (176mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Palmer, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in March
Palmer, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Palmer, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in March
Palmer, AK

Average visibility in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (7km).

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