Chaniotis
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Chaniotis, Greece

March, the first month of the spring, in Chaniotis, is a moderate month, with average temperature ranging between min 5°C (41°F) and max 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

In Chaniotis, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a moderate 13°C (55.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Chaniotis, is 5°C (41°F).

Rainfall

In Chaniotis, Greece, during 8 rainfall days, 52mm (2.05") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 84 rainfall days, and 601mm (23.66") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average sea temperature of 13.9°C (57°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Chaniotis is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Chaniotis?

In Chaniotis, in March, the average high-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 5°C (41°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Chaniotis?

In March, in Chaniotis, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout March, 52mm (2.05") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Chaniotis?

With an average sea temperature of 13.9°C (57°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Chaniotis.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Chaniotis?

In Chaniotis, Greece, in March, the average water temperature is 13.9°C (57°F). Swimming in 13.9°C (57°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Chaniotis have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Chaniotis have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Chaniotis, Greece, is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Chaniotis?

In Chaniotis, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 13°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (18°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2°C).

Average rainfall in March - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (87mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (25mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 13.9°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 March (13.9°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).