March weather forecast and climate
Rethimno, Greece

Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece
Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece
The first month of the spring, March, is a comfortable month in Rethimno, 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 March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F). In March, in Rethimno, the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In Rethimno, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 81mm (3.19") of accumulated precipitation. In Rethimno, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 67 days and collects up to 664mm (26.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 16.2°C (61.2°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.2°C (61.2°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 Rethimno, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Rethimno, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Rethimno?

In March, in Rethimno, Greece, 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 Rethimno in March?

In Rethimno, Greece, in March, during 8 rainfall days, 81mm (3.19") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in March in Rethimno?

In March, the average sea temperature in Rethimno is 16.2°C (61.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.2°C (61.2°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 average length of the day in March in Rethimno?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rethimno have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Rethimno?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 16°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9°C

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

Average rainfall in March - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 81mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (142mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.1°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

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

Average UV index in March - Rethimno, 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).