Zakynthos weather in March

March is a good month to visit Zakynthos, if you don’t mind cooler weather with the prospect of occasional rain showers.

You can expect around six hours of sunshine daily interspersed with rain showers.

How hot is it in Zakynthos in March?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Zakynthos in March reach an average high of 16°C (60°F), with low to moderate heat and humidity, and a low of 9°C (48°F).

How sunny is it in Zakynthos in March?
There are normally six hours of bright sunshine each day in Zakynthos in March – that's around 50% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in March?
Sunrise is around 6:45am with sunset around 6:45pm.

How warm is the sea around Zakynthos in March?
The average sea temperature in Zakynthos in March is 15°C (59°F).

Does it rain in Zakynthos in March?
There are usually 10 days with some rainfall in Zakynthos in March; the average monthly rainfall is 90mm (3.5in).

How windy is it in Zakynthos in March?
March sees an average hourly wind speed of 15 kilometres per hour (8 knots; 10 mph).

What to do in Zakynthos in March?
While weather conditions in March may not be suitable for swimming and sunbathing, this is a good time to explore Zante’s picturesque villages and countryside by bicycle, car or motorcycle.

Local holidays?
Orthodox Shrove Monday – 7th Mar; Greek Independence Day – 25th Mar.

March is a good time to avoid the summer crowds and take advantage of cheaper off-season flights and hotel rates. However, most of the major hotels and nightclubs are still closed.

Zakynthos weather in March

Temperature icon High Temp: 16°C (60°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 9°C (48°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 6 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 15 km/h (8 knots; 10 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 10 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 90mm (3.5in) per month
Low heat & humidity icon Comfort Level: No heat & humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Moderate
swimming icon Sea Temp: 15°C (59°F)
Zakynthos, Greece

Best time to visit Zakynthos

The best time to visit Zakynthos for a beach holiday is from mid-June to mid-September.

However, anytime from early-May to mid-October is good for a range of outdoor activities.

Zante weather averages

Zakynthos weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Zakynthos is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) from the nearest weather station: Zakynthos International Airport (ZTH), located 5km (3mi) south of Zakynthos Town.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Zakynthos weather in March: 12 June, 2024

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