March weather forecast and climate
Chania, Greece

The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
March, the first month of the spring, in Chania, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 16.6°C (61.9°F) and 8.6°C (47.5°F).

Temperature

In Chania, the average high-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.6°C (47.5°F).

Rainfall

In Chania, in March, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 80.7mm (3.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 63.8 rainfall days, and 652.5mm (25.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Chania, the average water temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F). Swimming in 16.3°C (61.3°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

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Chania?

In Chania, in March, the average high-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.6°C (47.5°F).

How much does it rain in Chania in March?

In Chania, in March, during 8.1 rainfall days, 80.7mm (3.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in March in Chania?

In Chania, the average seawater temperature in March is 16.3°C (61.3°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.3°C (61.3°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 Chania have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Chania have in March?

In Chania, Greece, the average sunshine in March is 5.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Chania?

In Chania, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Chania, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 16.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 8.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°C).

Average rainfall in March - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 80.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (141.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1.3mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Chania, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.9°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in March - Chania, Greece
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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