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Utqiaġvik March 2016


March's mean monthly temperature for Barrow was -7.2°F, 5.5°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 4°F on both the 3rd and 24th, while the lowest was -28°F on the 29th.

Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 0.04" measured and 0.09" expected. Snowfall was about half than normal, with 1.0" measured and 2.1" expected. The highest wind speed was 38 mph on the 8th from an easterly direction, while the average wind speed was 12.7 mph.