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2022 March Monthly Report


Highlights

Twice the normal snow water equivalent has been observed in the Interior at the end of the month. Generally, the snow depth is above normal across the state.

Low pressure systems and frontal systems caused occasional strong winds and precipitation along the West Coast and the coastal areas of the Gulf of Alaska.

Warm March across the state, particularly across the Cook Inlet region and parts of the West Coast.

Juneau had its 2nd wettest March on record, set new record for 4-month (January through April) total precipitation.

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent on February 25, the 10th lowest extent on record and tied for the 2nd earliest date.