Santorini
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Santorini, Greece

The white houses on the Island of lovers overlooking clear blue waters with small boats sailing, in Santorini, Greece, a small mountain in the distance
The white houses on the Island of lovers overlooking clear blue waters with small boats sailing, in Santorini, Greece, a small mountain in the distance
March, the first month of the spring, in Santorini, is a comfortable month, with average temperature ranging between max 16°C (60.8°F) and min 10°C (50°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Santorini, Greece, is 10°C (50°F).

Rainfall

In Santorini, in March, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 66mm (2.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santorini, there are 65 rainfall days, and 554mm (21.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Santorini, the average water temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.6°C (61.9°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 March, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Santorini is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 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. 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 Santorini?

In Santorini, Greece, in March, the average high-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Santorini?

In Santorini, Greece, in March, during 8 rainfall days, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Santorini?

In Santorini, the average seawater temperature in March is 16.6°C (61.9°F). For most, swimming in 16.6°C (61.9°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 Santorini?

The average length of the day in March in Santorini, Greece, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santorini have in March?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Santorini?

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in March - Santorini, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (114mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

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

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

Average sea temperature in March - Santorini, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.5°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

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

Average UV index in March - Santorini, 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).