Anchorage March 2010

March brought warmer and drier than normal weather to Anchorage. The mean monthly temperature was 27°F, a departure of +0.9°F. The monthly high and lows were 43°F on the 19th, 29th, 30th and 31st, and -5 on the 10th. Precipitation totaled 0.34”, 53% of normal, and snowfall totaled just 0.65” for the month, 9.6” less than normal. The season-to-date total at the end of March was 51.8”, 15.7” less than normal for this time. Just a trace of snow was noticeable on the ground at the International Airport by month's end.