What’s the weather like in Elounda in March?
Spring arrives in March and the weather steadily improves as the month progresses, with warmer temperatures towards the end of the month. If you prefer a slightly cooler climate to summer for comfortable humidity and just enough heat, March is the best time to visit Elounda.
Elounda weather in March is influenced by its Mediterranean climate and position in Mirabello Bay on the northern coast of Crete. The weather is very sunny and mild during the day with cooler temperatures arriving overnight. The bay helps to keep the surrounding Mediterranean Sea calm and prevailing northerly winds help moderate humidity levels from rising too high. It’s sunny for most of the month with just a few short showers scattered over the month.
Elounda begins to see higher temperatures in March, with average lows of 9°C and highs of 17°C during the daytime. There are some cloudy days over the month, which leads to overcast skies and slightly less sunshine. However, you’ll still have at least 12 hours of sunlight per day with an average humidity of 73%. Rainfall is around 62mm spread over the month, but there’s also the chance of an odd thunderstorm in March so you’ll need to pack a waterproof jacket and check the forecast daily. Winds travel at 10mph and the sea is cold at just 16°C near the shoreline.