Weather in Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece in April

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Visiting Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 2.5cm (1.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). April is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Balos Lagoon in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

April brings warmer weather and more sunshine to Balos Lagoon, making it a better time for a beach holiday. The sea starts to warm up, and sunbathing becomes more enjoyable. Swimming is still a bit chilly, but possible for those who don't mind the cooler water. Water sports like snorkeling and diving become more feasible, but surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing may still be limited due to less consistent winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Balos Lagoon in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon.

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 2.5cm (1.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about April temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Balos Lagoon in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Balos Lagoon?

Yes, April is a good time for a holiday in Balos Lagoon.

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 2.5cm (1.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). April is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Balos Lagoon warm in April?

Yes, Balos Lagoon is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in April is 20°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in April is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Balos Lagoon in April?

The average day light hours per day in Balos Lagoon in April are 13.1. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Balos Lagoon in April

In April, the weather gets warmer, and the tourist season begins to pick up. However, Balos Lagoon is still not very crowded during this month. Greek Orthodox Easter may fall in April, which could lead to a slight increase in visitors, but the overall crowd level remains low.

Temperature in Balos Lagoon in April

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in April is 20°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in April is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Balos Lagoon in April is 12°C (54°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Balos Lagoon in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.1 per day in Balos Lagoon. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Balos Lagoon in April is typically 8.1 during April. 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.

Sea Temperature in Balos Lagoon in April

The average sea water temperature in Balos Lagoon in April is 16.2°C (61.2°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Balos Lagoon in April

The average total rainfall in Balos Lagoon in April is 2.5cm (1.0inches) and on average there are 6.6 rainy days in April making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Balos Lagoon in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Balos Lagoon in April is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in April is typically 86.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89% in the previous month and 85.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in April is typically 64.4%. The average relative humidity is 69.3% in the previous month and 62% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Balos Lagoon in April

The average maximum wind speed in Balos Lagoon in April is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Balos Lagoon in April is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Balos Lagoon in April is from the North-Northwest.

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