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Visiting Elafonissi Beach, 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 Elafonissi Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). March is too cold for swimming in Elafonissi Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

March sees a gradual improvement in weather with more sunshine but still a chance of rain. The sea remains too cold for most to enjoy swimming, and while sunbathing conditions improve, they can be unpredictable. Windsurfing and kitesurfing remain good activities to engage in due to the lingering winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Elafonissi Beach in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Elafonissi Beach.

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 Elafonissi Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Elafonissi Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Elafonissi Beach?

Yes, March is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Elafonissi Beach.

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 Elafonissi Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). March is too cold for swimming in Elafonissi Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Elafonissi Beach warm in March?

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

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March

March sees a slight increase in visitors as the weather begins to warm up, but it's still relatively peaceful with few tourists.

Temperature in Elafonissi Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Elafonissi Beach. 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Elafonissi Beach in March is 14.9°C (58.8°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Elafonissi Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in March is from the North-Northwest.

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