Karpathos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Karpathos, Greece

The first month of the spring, March, is a comfortable month in Karpathos, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average low of 9°C (48.2°F) and an average high of 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In Karpathos, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In Karpathos, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 74mm (2.91") of accumulated precipitation. In Karpathos, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78 days and collects up to 672mm (26.46") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Karpathos, the average seawater temperature in March is 16.9°C (62.4°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.9°C (62.4°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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Karpathos, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Karpathos, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 Karpathos?

In Karpathos, in March, the average high-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How much does it rain in Karpathos in March?

In Karpathos, in March, during 9 rainfall days, 74mm (2.91") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in March in Karpathos?

In March, the average sea temperature in Karpathos, Greece, is 16.9°C (62.4°F). For most, swimming in 16.9°C (62.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Karpathos have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Karpathos?

In Karpathos, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Karpathos?

In Karpathos, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 16°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in March - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 74mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (148mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (2 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16.9°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 (16.8°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Karpathos, 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: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Karpathos, 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).