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Weather Averages for Hersonissos in March
Averages for Hersonissos in March
Temperatures start to rise In Hersonissos during the month of March as the winter season fades away and spring begins to settle in.
Average temperatures for the month are around 130 C with averages highs of 160 C and average low temperatures of 90 C.
The sea temperature is still fairly constant as it maintains its monthly average of 160 C. This is a little chilly, so people on holiday who want to take a swim should expect the water to be very cold.
Rainfall continues to decrease as Hersonissos receives an average of 95 mm of precipitation n March and only receives rainfall on average of 7 days during the month.
Thanks to the decreased rainfall, the sun is also out more during the month and Hersonissos receives an average of 9 sunshine hours in March.
The month of March witnesses a series of festivities throughout the country including this lovely village in Crete. The 2nd and the 19th days of the month are observed popularly as the St. Theodore Day and the Crysanthos Day respectively.
Like the rest of nation, Hersonissos also celebrates one of its most important festivals on the 25th of March. This is the Greek National Anniversary Day, and marks the victory of the Greeks in their war of independence against the Turks. This major holiday is celebrated with military parades in all parts of the country. The flag of the Greek national rebellion was raised for the first time of this day.
Clean Monday is celebrated in Hersonissos exactly 40 days before Easter. This festival marks the beginning of the lent. In Greece, it is a popular culture on this day for all to travel outside the county and fly different types of paper kites.