Ierapetra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Ierapetra, Greece

Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
The first month of the spring, March, is still a comfortable month in Ierapetra, Greece, with average temperature varying between 17.6°C (63.7°F) and 9.7°C (49.5°F).

Temperature

In Ierapetra, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still comfortable 17.6°C (63.7°F). In March, in Ierapetra, the average low-temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F).

Rainfall

In Ierapetra, in March, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 80.1mm (3.15") of accumulated precipitation. In Ierapetra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 68 days and collects up to 661.8mm (26.06") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Ierapetra, the average water temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°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 Ierapetra, Greece, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Ierapetra is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in March in Ierapetra?

In Ierapetra, in March, the average high-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F).

How much does it rain in Ierapetra in March?

In Ierapetra, in March, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 80.1mm (3.15") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Ierapetra?

In Ierapetra, Greece, in March, the average water temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F). Swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°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 Ierapetra?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Ierapetra?

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Ierapetra?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 17.6°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.7°C).

Average rainfall in March - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 80.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (133.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.5mm).

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Ierapetra, 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: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Ierapetra, 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).