Weather in Elafonsi, Crete, Greece in March

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March is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in Elafonsi. March is too cold for swimming in Elafonsi for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Elafonsi in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Elafonsi in March

The average maximum temperature in Elafonsi in March is 17°. The average maximum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in Elafonsi in March is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 11° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Elafonsi in March is 10°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Elafonsi in March

The average day light hours per day in Elafonsi in March are 11.9 and there are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Elafonsi 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 Elafonsi in March

The average sea water temperature in Elafonsi in March is 14.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Elafonsi in March

The average total rainfall in Elafonsi in March is 7.3cm and on average there are 8.1 rainy days in March making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Elafonsi in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Elafonsi in March is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Elafonsi 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 Elafonsi 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 Elafonsi in March

The average maximum wind speed in Elafonsi in March is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Elafonsi in March is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

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

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