Weather in Elafonsi, Crete, Greece in August

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August is a hot and extremely dry time for sunbathing in Elafonsi. August is a good month for swimming in Elafonsi with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Elafonsi in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Elafonsi in August

The average maximum temperature in Elafonsi in August is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Elafonsi in August is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Elafonsi in August is 23°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Elafonsi in August

The average day light hours per day in Elafonsi in August are 13.5 and there are 11.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Elafonsi in August is typically 10 during August. 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 Elafonsi in August

The average sea water temperature in Elafonsi in August is 24.5° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Elafonsi in August

The average total rainfall in Elafonsi in August is 0.4cm and on average there are 0.1 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Elafonsi in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Elafonsi in August is 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 20° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Elafonsi in August is typically 81.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 85.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Elafonsi in August is typically 57.1%. The average relative humidity is 54.2% in the previous month and 64.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Elafonsi in August

The average maximum wind speed in Elafonsi in August is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Elafonsi in August is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Elafonsi in August is from the North West.

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