Weather in Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece in March

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Visiting Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 7.3cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Balos Lagoon in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

March sees a slight improvement in the weather, with more sunny days and less rain compared to the previous months. However, the sea is still quite cold, and the air can be chilly, making swimming and sunbathing less enjoyable. Water sports like snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are still not ideal during this month, as the sea conditions are not optimal. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Balos Lagoon in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 7.3cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Balos Lagoon in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Balos Lagoon?

Yes, March is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Balos Lagoon.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 7.3cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). March is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Balos Lagoon warm in March?

No, Balos Lagoon is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in March is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (58°) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in March is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Balos Lagoon in March?

The average day light hours per day in Balos Lagoon in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

More about March sunshine.

Crowds in Balos Lagoon in March

As the weather starts to improve in March, there might be a slight increase in the number of visitors to Balos Lagoon. However, it is still considered off-season, and the beach is not crowded. There are no significant public holidays or events in March.

Temperature in Balos Lagoon in March

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in March is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in March is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Balos Lagoon in March is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Balos Lagoon in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Balos Lagoon. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Balos Lagoon in March is typically 6 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Balos Lagoon in March

The average sea water temperature in Balos Lagoon in March is 15.8°C (60.4°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Balos Lagoon in March

The average total rainfall in Balos Lagoon in March is 7.3cm (2.9inches) and on average there are 8.1 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Balos Lagoon in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Balos Lagoon in March is 10°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in March is typically 89%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.6% in the previous month and 86.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in March is typically 69.3%. The average relative humidity is 73.5% in the previous month and 64.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Balos Lagoon in March

The average maximum wind speed in Balos Lagoon in March is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Balos Lagoon in March is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Balos Lagoon in March is from the North-Northwest.

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