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Visiting Elafonissi Beach, Crete, Greece in July

July 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.

July has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 86% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.3hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine. July has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 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 24°C (75°F). July 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, August, September, for the best beach weather.

In July, the weather is typically hot and sunny, perfect for sunbathing and spending long days at the beach. The warm sea tempts everyone for a swim, and the calm waters are ideal for snorkeling and diving. While the winds might be lighter, there can still be good days for windsurfing and kitesurfing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for July.

Can you sunbathe in Elafonissi Beach in July?

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

July has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 86% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.3hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine. July has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 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.

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Can you swim in Elafonissi Beach in July?

Yes, July is a good month for swimming in Elafonissi Beach with warm sea temperatures 24°C (75°F).

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Is July a good time to holiday in Elafonissi Beach?

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

July has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 86% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.3hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine. July has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 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 24°C (75°F). July is a good month for swimming in Elafonissi Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the July temperatures and sunshine.

Is Elafonissi Beach warm in July?

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

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach in July is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 31°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Elafonissi Beach in July is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Elafonissi Beach in July?

The average day light hours per day in Elafonissi Beach in July are 14.3. The sunshine percentage is 86% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.3hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine.

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Crowds in Elafonissi Beach in July

July is one of the busiest months. The beach is often crowded with tourists and locals alike, enjoying the peak of the summer weather. Expect it to be very busy, especially around the 15th of July, which is a public holiday in Greece.

Temperature in Elafonissi Beach in July

The average maximum temperature in Elafonissi Beach in July is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 31°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Elafonissi Beach in July is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Elafonissi Beach in July

During July the average day light hours are 14.3 per day in Elafonissi Beach. The sunshine percentage is 86% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.3hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine.

The ultraviolet index in Elafonissi Beach in July is typically 10.8 during July. 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 July

The average sea water temperature in Elafonissi Beach in July is 23.9°C (75.0°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Elafonissi Beach in July

The average total rainfall in Elafonissi Beach in July is 0.5cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 0.2 rainy days in July making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Elafonissi Beach in July

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Elafonissi Beach in July is 20°C (67°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Elafonissi Beach in July is typically 79.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 80.9% in the previous month and 81.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Elafonissi Beach in July is typically 54.2%. The average relative humidity is 55.5% in the previous month and 57.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Elafonissi Beach in July

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

The average wind speed in Elafonissi Beach in July is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

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

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