Thessaloniki
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Thessaloniki, Greece

A street in front of the ancient white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece, in a park of trees
A street in front of the ancient white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece, in a park of trees
March, the first month of the spring, in Thessaloniki, is a mild month, with average temperature varying between 4.5°C (40.1°F) and 14.2°C (57.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a fresh 10.9°C (51.6°F) in February, to a moderate 14.2°C (57.6°F). In March, in Thessaloniki, the average low-temperature is 4.5°C (40.1°F).

Rainfall

In Thessaloniki, in March, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 40.6mm (1.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114.1 rainfall days, and 448.7mm (17.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater. At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Thessaloniki, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4.7h.

UV index

In Thessaloniki, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in March in Thessaloniki?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 14.2°C (57.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 4.5°C (40.1°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Thessaloniki?

In Thessaloniki, during March, the rain falls for 12.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 40.6mm (1.6") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Thessaloniki?

The month with the coldest seawater in Thessaloniki, Greece, is March, with an average sea temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F). Swimming in 13.3°C (55.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How cold is the water in March in Thessaloniki?

In Thessaloniki, Greece, the average seawater temperature in March is 13.3°C (55.9°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

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

The average length of the day in March in Thessaloniki is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Thessaloniki?

In March, the average sunshine in Thessaloniki, Greece, is 4.7h.

How high is the UV index in March in Thessaloniki?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Thessaloniki is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average high temperature in March: 14.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.3°C).

Average rainfall in March - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average rainfall in March: 40.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (54.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (20.4mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4.7 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in March: 13.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (13.3°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

Average UV index in March - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average UV index in March: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).