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Utqiaġvik March 2017


The mean monthly temperature for Barrow in March was -7.4°F, 5.3°F above the normal of -12.7°F. The highest temperature for the month occurred on the 10th and 11th at 26°F while the lowest was -34°F occurring on the 19th.

Precipitation was 0.21” higher than normal, with 0.30” measured and 0.09” expected. Snowfall was recorded at 2.4”, 0.3” above normal. The average wind speed was 11.0 mph, while the highest value was 36 mph from a southwesterly direction on the 9th.