March weather forecast
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

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 87%, March is the most humid month in Palmer, Alaska.

Rainfall

In March, in Palmer, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout March, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Palmer, during the entire year, the rain falls for 190.7 days and collects up to 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 53min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 6:20 pm AKST. On the last day of March, in Palmer, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 8:39 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

The average sunshine in March is 7.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Palmer is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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?

With an average relative humidity of 87%, March is the most humid month in Palmer, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in March in Palmer?

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

How much does it rain in Palmer in March?

In Palmer, Alaska, in March, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Palmer?

In Palmer, in March, during 13.3 snowfall days, 5.47" (139mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Palmer have in March?

The average day length in March in Palmer, Alaska, is 11h and 53min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Palmer?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 6:20 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 8:39 pm AKDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Palmer?

The average sunshine duration in March is 7.4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in March
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.78"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in March - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

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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%).
The 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: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

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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: 5.47"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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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).
The 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: 11h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The 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: 4mi

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

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