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2021 March Monthly Report


Cold March across the state of Alaska with particularly cold temperatures in the Interior.

Warmer than usual temperatures at St. Paul Island, Cold Bay and Utqiaġvik.

Regions from the West Coast, the North Slope, and the Interior to the Cook Inlet continued to receive significantly above-normal snowfall this month.

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent on March 21 and tied for 7th lowest sea ice extent on record.