Sitia
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Sitia, Greece

A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Sitia, Greece, 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 practically the same as in February - a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Sitia, is 10°C (50°F).

Rainfall

In Sitia, in March, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 76mm (3") of accumulated precipitation. In Sitia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 68 days and collects up to 616mm (24.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Sitia. For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°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 Sitia, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Sitia, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Sitia?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sitia, Greece, is 16°C (60.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Sitia?

In Sitia, Greece, in March, during 8 rainfall days, 76mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Sitia?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Sitia. For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°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 sea temperature in March in Sitia?

In Sitia, Greece, the average seawater temperature in March is 16.8°C (62.2°F). Swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in March in Sitia?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sitia have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Sitia?

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

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10°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 (9°C).

Average rainfall in March - Sitia, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 76mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (130mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

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

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

Average sea temperature in March - Sitia, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16.8°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sitia, 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 - Sitia, 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).