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Visiting Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 7.9cm (3.1inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.5 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 cold 16°C (60°F). February 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.

February is still a cold and windy month in Balos Lagoon, with occasional rain showers, making it not the best time for a beach holiday. The sea remains 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 February.

Can you sunbathe in Balos Lagoon in February?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 7.9cm (3.1inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about February temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Balos Lagoon in February?

No, February is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Balos Lagoon?

No, February is not a good time for a holiday in Balos Lagoon.

February has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 7.9cm (3.1inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.5 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 cold 16°C (60°F). February is too cold for swimming in Balos Lagoon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Balos Lagoon warm in February?

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

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in February is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in February is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Balos Lagoon in February?

The average day light hours per day in Balos Lagoon in February are 10.9. The sunshine percentage is 48% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

More about February sunshine.

Crowds in Balos Lagoon in February

February is also an off-season month in Crete, with cold weather and fewer tourists visiting the island. Balos Lagoon remains uncrowded during this time, and there are no significant public holidays or events that would attract more visitors.

Temperature in Balos Lagoon in February

The average maximum temperature in Balos Lagoon in February is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Balos Lagoon in February is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Balos Lagoon in February is 8°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Balos Lagoon in February

During February the average day light hours are 10.9 per day in Balos Lagoon. The sunshine percentage is 48% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Balos Lagoon in February is typically 3.8 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Balos Lagoon in February

The average sea water temperature in Balos Lagoon in February is 15.8°C (60.4°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Balos Lagoon in February

The average total rainfall in Balos Lagoon in February is 7.9cm (3.1inches) and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in February making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Balos Lagoon in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Balos Lagoon in February is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in February is typically 90.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 91% in the previous month and 89% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Balos Lagoon in February is typically 73.5%. The average relative humidity is 75.5% in the previous month and 69.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Balos Lagoon in February

The average maximum wind speed in Balos Lagoon in February is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Balos Lagoon in February is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

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

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