Weather in Greece in March

Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
18°
 

Visiting Greece in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 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 Greece. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Greece for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Greece 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 Greece in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 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 Greece in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Greece 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 Greece?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 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 Greece. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Greece for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Greece warm in March?

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

The average maximum temperature in Greece in March is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Greece in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 11°C (51°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 Greece in March?

The average day light hours per day in Greece in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

More about March sunshine.

Temperature in Greece in March

The average maximum temperature in Greece in March is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Greece in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Greece in March is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Greece in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Greece. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Greece in March is typically 5.5 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 Greece in March

The average sea water temperature in Greece in March is 14.7°C (58.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Greece in March

The average total rainfall in Greece in March is 4cm (1.6inches) and on average there are 8 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Greece in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Greece in March is 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Greece in March is typically 85.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.1% in the previous month and 85.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Greece in March is typically 69.9%. The average relative humidity is 72% in the previous month and 68.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Greece in March

The average maximum wind speed in Greece in March is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Greece in March is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Greece in March is from the West-Southwest.

Monthly Averages

Suggested Beaches in March

Book Accomodation Deals

Booking.com Search FlightsImage