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Visiting Kato Zakros Bay, Crete, Greece in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs. January has total rainfall of 9.8cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kato Zakros Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). January is too cold for swimming in Kato Zakros Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Kato Zakros Bay in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

In January, the weather at Kato Zakros Bay is cool and wet, with frequent rain showers and strong winds. The sea is cold, making swimming and water sports such as snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing less popular during this month. However, visitors can still enjoy beach walks and exploring the nearby archaeological sites. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Kato Zakros Bay in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Kato Zakros Bay.

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs. January has total rainfall of 9.8cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Kato Zakros Bay in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Kato Zakros Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Kato Zakros Bay?

Probably not, January is not a good time for a holiday in Kato Zakros Bay.

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs. January has total rainfall of 9.8cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kato Zakros Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). January is too cold for swimming in Kato Zakros Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kato Zakros Bay warm in January?

No, Kato Zakros Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kato Zakros Bay in January?

The average day light hours per day in Kato Zakros Bay in January are 10.1. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs.

More about January sunshine.

Crowds in Kato Zakros Bay in January

January is the coldest month in Crete, and Kato Zakros Bay's beach is usually very quiet during this time. There are no public holidays or special events that affect the beach's crowd levels. Beachgoers are few and far between, making it an ideal time for those seeking a peaceful and serene atmosphere.

Temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January

The average maximum temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 9°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kato Zakros Bay in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.1 per day in Kato Zakros Bay. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Kato Zakros Bay in January is typically 2.7 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January

The average sea water temperature in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 16.1°C (61.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Kato Zakros Bay in January

The average total rainfall in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 9.8cm (3.9inches) and on average there are 14.3 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kato Zakros Bay in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kato Zakros Bay in January is 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kato Zakros Bay in January is typically 86.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.7% in the previous month and 86.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kato Zakros Bay in January is typically 72.8%. The average relative humidity is 72.4% in the previous month and 70.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kato Zakros Bay in January

The average maximum wind speed in Kato Zakros Bay in January is typically 32KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 35KM/H (22MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kato Zakros Bay in January is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kato Zakros Bay in January is from the South West.

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