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Visiting Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 12cm (4.7inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 16.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Balos Lagoon for prolonged periods of time.

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

December is a cold and windy month in Balos Lagoon, with occasional rain showers, making it not the best time for a beach holiday. The sea is chilly, and the skies are often cloudy, limiting sunbathing opportunities. Swimming and beach activities like snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are not recommended during this month due to the unfavorable weather conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Balos Lagoon in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon.

December has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 12cm (4.7inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 16.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Balos Lagoon in December?

Probably not, December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Balos Lagoon for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (65°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Balos Lagoon?

Probably not, December is not a good time for a holiday in Balos Lagoon.

December has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 12cm (4.7inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 16.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Balos Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Balos Lagoon for prolonged periods of time.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Balos Lagoon warm in December?

No, Balos Lagoon is a little too chilly for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in December is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Balos Lagoon in December?

The average day light hours per day in Balos Lagoon in December are 9.8. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Balos Lagoon in December

December is another off-season month in Crete, and Balos Lagoon remains uncrowded during this time. The weather is cold, and there are no significant public holidays or events taking place that would attract more visitors to the beach.

Temperature in Balos Lagoon in December

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in December is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in December is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Balos Lagoon in December is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Balos Lagoon in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.8 per day in Balos Lagoon. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Balos Lagoon in December is typically 2.4 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Balos Lagoon in December

The average sea water temperature in Balos Lagoon in December is 18.4°C (65.1°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Balos Lagoon in December

The average total rainfall in Balos Lagoon in December is 12cm (4.7inches) and on average there are 16.3 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Balos Lagoon in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Balos Lagoon in December is 11°C (52°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in December is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.9% in the previous month and 91% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in December is typically 75.4%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 75.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Balos Lagoon in December

The average maximum wind speed in Balos Lagoon in December is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Balos Lagoon in December is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Balos Lagoon in December is from the North West.

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