March weather forecast
Skagway, AK

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The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska

Weather in March

As Skagway transitions into spring in March, the weather begins to warm up gradually. The level of snowfall experienced notably drops, with the city recording only 10.55in of snow throughout the entire month. Concurrently, the increased daylight hours start to break the winter chill, with more hours of sunshine experienced across the city. The shift in seasons becomes more evident as the temperatures increase and the winds lessen slightly across Skagway.

Temperature

Skagway's average high-temperature in March is a still subzero cold 23.4°F (-4.8°C), indicating a subtle variation from February. Skagway's nighttime temperature in March drops to an average of 9.1°F (-12.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Skagway, Alaska, is 92%.

Rainfall

In Skagway, in March, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 2.09" (53mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Skagway, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.5 days and collects up to 33.66" (855mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Skagway are January through May, October through December. In March, in Skagway, it is snowing for 15.7 days. Throughout March, 10.55" (268mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Skagway, there are 95.8 snowfall days, and 78.78" (2001mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Skagway, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 53min.
On the first day of March in Skagway, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:31 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:43 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 Skagway, the average sunshine in March is 5.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the maximum UV index of 2 translates into these guidelines:
Though the majority can handle prolonged sun exposure, it is crucial to always shield babies, children, and those with fair skin. The mid-day Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation, so seek shade and minimize exposure. A hat with a generous brim can prevent nearly 50% of UV rays from reaching your eyes. On your guard! Snow's reflection can almost double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 9, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Skagway in March?

In Skagway, 23.4°F (-4.8°C) is the average high-temperature and 9.1°F (-12.7°C) is the average low-temperature during March.

What is the average humidity in March in Skagway?

The average relative humidity in March in Skagway is 92%.

How many days does it rain in March in Skagway?

In Skagway, Alaska, during March, the rain falls for 8.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Skagway?

In Skagway, in March, snow falls for 15.7 days, with typically accumulated 10.55" (268mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Skagway have in March?

In Skagway, the average day length in March is 11h and 53min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Skagway?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:31 pm AKST. On the last day of the month, in Skagway, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:43 pm AKDT.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Skagway have in March?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.3h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Skagway?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Skagway, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Skagway, AK

Average temperature in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: 23.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (17.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (7°F).

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Average pressure in March
Skagway, AK

Average pressure in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 29.9"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in March
Skagway, AK

Average wind speed in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in March
Skagway, AK

Average humidity in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 92%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (94%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (80%).

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Average rainfall in March
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in March
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 10.55"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in March
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Skagway, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Skagway, AK

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Skagway, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Skagway, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 61

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 51).

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Average visibility in March
Skagway, AK

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

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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