Annual average weather for Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece

Annual Temperature for Balos Lagoon

The hottest month in Balos Lagoon is August when the average maximum temperature is 31°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 23°.

The coolest month in Balos Lagoon is February when the average maximum temperature is 15°, average temperature is 11° and average minimum temperature is .

Annual Sunshine for Balos Lagoon

The longest days in Balos Lagoon are in June, with an average of 14.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.8 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Balos Lagoon are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 12.3 hours of sunshine per day, making it a extremely sunny and pleasant month with exceptionally long bright days. January has the least sunshine with an average of 4.2 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 10.8 and lowest in December when it reaches 2.4.

An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Balos Lagoon

The warmest sea water temperatures in Balos Lagoon are found in August when they peak at 25° and lowest in February when they dip to 16°.

The sea is best for swimming between June and December when the temperature is above 20° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Annual Rainfall for Balos Lagoon

The wettest month in Balos Lagoon is December with 12cm of rain and the most days of rain with 16.3 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Balos Lagoon is August with 0.4cm of rain and the least days of rain with 0.1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Balos Lagoon

The most humid month in Balos Lagoon is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

The least humid month in Balos Lagoon is February with a dew point of which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Balos Lagoon

The most windy month in Balos Lagoon is March when the average maximum windspeed is 31kmh and the average wind speed is 13kmh.

The least windy month in Balos Lagoon is November when the average maximum windspeed is 24kmh and the average wind speed is 10kmh.

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