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Visiting Gialos Beach, Lefkada, Greece in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 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 Gialos Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gialos Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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

May is a pleasant month for beach activities, with sunnier and warmer days. Sunbathing is enjoyable, and the sea temperature starts to rise, making swimming, snorkeling, and diving more comfortable. The winds during this month are still suitable for windsurfing and kitesurfing, making it a popular time for these activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Gialos Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Gialos Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Gialos Beach in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gialos Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Gialos Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Gialos Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 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 Gialos Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gialos Beach for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Gialos Beach warm in May?

Yes, Gialos Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Gialos Beach in May is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Gialos Beach in May is 19°C (66°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Gialos Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Gialos Beach in May are 14.3. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Gialos Beach in May

May is the beginning of the peak season in Lefkada, with temperatures ranging from 14-24°C. Gialos Beach starts to get busier, but it is still not extremely crowded. There are no public holidays or special events that affect the beach's crowd levels in May.

Temperature in Gialos Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Gialos Beach in May is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Gialos Beach in May is 19°C (66°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gialos Beach in May is 15°C (59°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Gialos Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.3 per day in Gialos Beach. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Gialos Beach in May is typically 9.1 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 Gialos Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Gialos Beach in May is 18°C (64.4°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Gialos Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Gialos Beach in May is 0.5cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 5.5 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gialos Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gialos Beach in May is 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gialos Beach in May is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.6% in the previous month and 92.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gialos Beach in May is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 74.4% in the previous month and 71.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gialos Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Gialos Beach in May is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Gialos Beach in May is from the West.

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