Rethimno
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Rethimno, Greece

Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece, with calm waters and heavily cloudy skies
Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece, with calm waters and heavily cloudy skies
March, the first month of the spring, in Rethimno, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Rethimno, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 81mm (3.2") of accumulated precipitation. In Rethimno, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 67 days and collects up to 664mm (26.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Rethimno, Greece, the average seawater temperature in March is 16.2°C (61.2°F). For most, swimming in 16.2°C (61.2°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 March, the average length of the day in Rethimno is 12h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Rethimno is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Rethimno?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Rethimno, Greece, is 16°C (60.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, Greece, in March, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 81mm (3.2") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in March in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, Greece, in March, the average water temperature is 16.2°C (61.2°F). For most, swimming in 16.2°C (61.2°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).

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 long on average sun shines in March in Rethimno?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).
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).
Driest months (with the lowest 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 lowest number of 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 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 - 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).