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Visiting Elafonissi Beach, Crete, Greece in August

August is one of the best months to visit Elafonissi Beach for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (76°F). August is a good month for swimming in Elafonissi Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Elafonissi Beach in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

August continues the trend of hot, sunny weather, making it one of the best months for swimming and sunbathing. The sea is at its warmest, which is perfect for snorkeling and exploring marine life. Occasional windy days may provide the chance for windsurfing or kitesurfing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Elafonissi Beach in August?

Yes, August is a perfect time for sunbathing in Elafonissi Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Elafonissi Beach in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Elafonissi Beach with warm sea temperatures 25°C (76°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Elafonissi Beach?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in Elafonissi Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (76°F). August is a good month for swimming in Elafonissi Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Elafonissi Beach warm in August?

Yes, Elafonissi Beach is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August is 31°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (74°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Elafonissi Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Elafonissi Beach in August are 13.5. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Crowds in Elafonissi Beach in August

August sees the peak of the high season, with the beach at its most crowded. The 15th of August is a major public holiday (Assumption of the Virgin Mary), which brings even more visitors, both domestic and international.

Temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August is 31°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August is 23°C (73°F). The minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Elafonissi Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.5 per day in Elafonissi Beach. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Elafonissi Beach in August is 24.5°C (76.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Elafonissi Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Elafonissi Beach in August is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 0.1 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Elafonissi Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Elafonissi Beach in August is 20°C (69°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach 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 Elafonissi Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Elafonissi Beach in August is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

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

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

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