Weather Averages for Zante in March
Averages for Zante in March
March in Zante is still quite cold compared to other months of the year, wth the levels of humidity remaining high.
There is also high
probability of rain during this month.
It can rain on average 11 days in March. The average high temperatures are around 16°C
during this month (61°F). The average minimum temperatures
drop to 8°C (47°C).
March is also one of the quietest months in terms of tourism.
Almost all major clubs and hotels remain shut as there are no customers.
The temperatures are cold for sunbathing and swimming.
The average temperature of the sea during this month is 15°C (or 59°F).
There is also an average of 6 hours sunshine per day during this month.
If you do travel to Zante in March, make sure you have a warmer jacket packed for th evenings, as the weather gets cooler in the evening at this time of year.
Katheri Deftera (Clean Monday) is celebrated in March, 40 days before Easter and marks the beginning of Lent. On this day all locals go out as a traditional custom. Flying paper kites on this day is traditional as well.
There is also Greek National Independence Day in March, with locals celebrating the victory over Turkish rule with a holiday that is akin to America's Independence Day.
March is also Carnival Season, with the locals celebrating the time up to Easter with parades and other festivities.
If you are travelling to Zante for the lively, bustling atmosphere it can expect in the summer months, this is not the time to travel to the area.
Many of the main attractions, clubs and hotels remain closed, meaning not only will it be difficult for you to find accomodation at this time of year, but there will not be as much entertainment on offer.