Weather in Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece in May

So you're interested in going to Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece in May

May is a warm and very dry time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Paleochora Beach for any length of time. Consider visiting Paleochora Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Paleochora Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 16°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Paleochora Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Paleochora Beach in May are 14 and there are 10.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Paleochora Beach in May is typically 9.7 during May. 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 Paleochora Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 17.2° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Paleochora Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Paleochora Beach in May is 0.1cm and on average there are 4.5 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Paleochora Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Paleochora Beach in May is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Paleochora Beach in May is typically 85.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.3% in the previous month and 80.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Paleochora Beach in May is typically 62%. The average relative humidity is 64.4% in the previous month and 55.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Paleochora Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Paleochora Beach in May is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Paleochora Beach in May is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Paleochora Beach in May is from the North-Northwest.

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