March weather forecast and climate
Athens, Greece

The ancient city of Athens in Greece with a view of the Parthenon Temple
The ancient city of Athens in Greece with a view of the Parthenon Temple

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Athens, is an enjoyable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 16°C (60.8°F) and an average low of 9.8°C (49.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In Athens, in March, the average low-temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Athens is 68%.

Rainfall

In Athens, Greece, in March, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 34mm (1.34") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 98.9 rainfall days, and 348mm (13.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March are months with snowfall in Athens. March is the last month it regularly snows in Athens, Greece. During 0.2 snowfall days, in March, Athens aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. In Athens, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.7 days, and aggregates up to 12mm (0.47") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Athens, in March, the average water temperature is 15.3°C (59.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 15.3°C (59.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Athens, Greece, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Athens?

In March, the average relative humidity in Athens, Greece, is 68%.

How many days does it rain in March in Athens?

In Athens, in March, during 10.9 rainfall days, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Athens?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Athens. During 0.2 snowfall days, in March, Athens aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow.

How cold is the water in March in Athens?

In Athens, Greece, the average seawater temperature in March is 15.3°C (59.5°F). Swimming in 15.3°C (59.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in March in Athens?

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Athens have in March?

In Athens, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Athens?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Athens, Greece, is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Athens, Greece

Average temperature in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 16°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.3°C).

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Average pressure in March
Athens, Greece

Average pressure in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average pressure in March: 1015mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Athens, Greece

Average wind speed in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average wind speed in March: 14km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (16.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (11.6km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Athens, Greece

Average humidity in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average humidity in March: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

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Average rainfall in March
Athens, Greece

Average rainfall in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (53mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (4mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Athens, Greece

Average rainfall days in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (11.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Athens, Greece

Average snowfall in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average snowfall in March: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (9mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Athens, Greece

Average snowfall days in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Athens, Greece

Average sea temperature in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 15.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Athens, Greece

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Athens, Greece

Average sunshine days in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average sunshine days in March: 18.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Athens, Greece

Average UV index in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Athens, Greece

Average cloud cover in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average cloud cover in March: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in March
Athens, Greece

Average visibility in March - Athens, Greece
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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