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Visiting Zakynthos, Greece in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.2 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 Zakynthos. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Zakynthos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Zakynthos in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.2 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 Zakynthos in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Zakynthos for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Zakynthos?

Probably not, March is not a good time for a holiday in Zakynthos.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.2 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 Zakynthos. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Zakynthos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Zakynthos warm in March?

No, Zakynthos is a little too chilly for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Zakynthos in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Zakynthos in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Zakynthos in March?

The average day light hours per day in Zakynthos in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 68.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

More about March sunshine.

Temperature in Zakynthos in March

The average maximum temperature in Zakynthos in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Zakynthos in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Zakynthos in March is 10°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Zakynthos in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Zakynthos. The sunshine percentage is 68.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Zakynthos in March is typically 5.6 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Zakynthos in March

The average sea water temperature in Zakynthos in March is 14.6°C (58.3°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Zakynthos in March

The average total rainfall in Zakynthos in March is 5.1cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 7.2 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Zakynthos in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Zakynthos in March is 11°C (52°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Zakynthos in March is typically 88.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 87.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Zakynthos in March is typically 71.9%. The average relative humidity is 73.9% in the previous month and 70.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Zakynthos in March

The average maximum wind speed in Zakynthos in March is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Zakynthos in March is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Zakynthos in March is from the East-Southeast.

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