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Visiting Paleochora 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 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. 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 Paleochora Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). March is too cold for swimming in Paleochora Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

March sees a gradual improvement in the weather, with fewer rain showers and more sunny days. However, the sea remains cold and may not be comfortable for swimming or sunbathing. Water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing are still not recommended due to the cold water temperatures. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Paleochora Beach in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Paleochora 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 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. 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 Paleochora Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Paleochora 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 Paleochora Beach?

Yes, March is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Paleochora 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 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. 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 Paleochora Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). March is too cold for swimming in Paleochora Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Paleochora Beach warm in March?

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

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

The average day light hours per day in Paleochora Beach in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

More about March sunshine.

Crowds in Paleochora Beach in March

March is the beginning of spring in Crete, and you may start to see a slight increase in visitors at Paleochora Beach. However, the weather is still relatively cool, and there are no public holidays or special events that would cause the beach to become crowded. It is still a quiet time for beachgoers.

Temperature in Paleochora Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Paleochora 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 Paleochora 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 Paleochora 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 Paleochora Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Paleochora Beach. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Paleochora Beach in March is typically 6.1 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 Paleochora Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Paleochora Beach in March is 15.2°C (59.4°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Paleochora Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Paleochora 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 Paleochora Beach in March

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

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

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