Platanias
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Platanias, Greece

The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Platanias, Greece, with average temperature varying between 9°C (48.2°F) and 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In Platanias, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In March, in Platanias, the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In March, in Platanias, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout March, 78mm (3.1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Platanias, during the entire year, the rain falls for 72 days and collects up to 647mm (25.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F), are months with the coldest seawater. For most, swimming in 15°C (59°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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Platanias, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Platanias?

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

How many days does it rain in March in Platanias?

In Platanias, in March, during 9 rainfall days, 78mm (3.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Platanias?

Months with the coldest seawater in Platanias are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15°C (59°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).

What is the sea temperature in March in Platanias?

In Platanias, in March, the average water temperature is 15°C (59°F). Swimming in 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Platanias have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Platanias have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Platanias is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Platanias?

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

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

  • Average low temperature in March: 9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in March - Platanias, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 78mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (2mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Platanias, 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 and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Platanias, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 15°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Platanias, 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

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in March - Platanias, 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).