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Long-term weather forecast
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March weather forecast and climate
Athens, Greece

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In March, in Athens, Greece, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout March, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated. 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. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in March, Athens aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. Throughout the year, in Athens, there are 1.7 snowfall days, and 12mm (0.47") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

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

Sunshine

In Athens, Greece, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Athens, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in March in Athens?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Athens, Greece, is 16°C (60.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Athens?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Athens?

In Athens, in March, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 34mm (1.34") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Athens?

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

What is the sea temperature in March in Athens?

In March, the average sea temperature in Athens, Greece, is 15.3°C (59.5°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.3°C (59.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Athens have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Athens have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Athens, Greece, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Athens?

In Athens, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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%).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).