Fairbanks, AK Climate in March

Temperature for March

In Fairbanks, AK during March the average high temperature is 24.5°F. The hottest day on record was March 30, 1994 when the temperature recorded was 55.0°F.

Fairbanks, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for March

Low Temperature

Overnight in March the average temperature drops below freezing at -2.3°F, with the lowest temperature of -47.9°F being recorded on March 1, 1956. On average there are 21 days in March when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst March there were 30 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 28 and 31 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in Fairbanks, AK is 0.37 inches with rain usually falling on between 0 and 1 days. 1947 was the driest March with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest March with 11.50 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 26 March 1973 when 3.35 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 10 and 11 days. In March there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in March.