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Visiting Elafonissi Beach, 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 Elafonissi Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). April is too cold for swimming in Elafonissi Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

April brings a noticeable change with more consistent sunny days, making sunbathing more pleasant. The sea begins to warm up, but it might still be too cool for swimming for some. This month is also popular for windsurfing and kitesurfing as the winds are still present but not as strong as in the winter months. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Elafonissi Beach in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in Elafonissi Beach.

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 Elafonissi Beach in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach?

Yes, April is a good time for a holiday in Elafonissi Beach.

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 Elafonissi Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). April is too cold for swimming in Elafonissi Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Elafonissi Beach warm in April?

Yes, Elafonissi Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in April?

The average day light hours per day in Elafonissi Beach 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.

More about April sunshine.

Crowds in Elafonissi Beach in April

With the arrival of Easter and local holidays, there might be a slight increase in visitors, especially Greek families, but it's still not peak season, so the beach is not too crowded.

Temperature in Elafonissi Beach in April

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.1 per day in Elafonissi Beach. 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in April

The average sea water temperature in Elafonissi Beach in April is 16.3°C (61.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Elafonissi Beach in April

The average total rainfall in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in April

The average maximum wind speed in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in April is from the North-Northwest.

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