Weather in Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece in January

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Visiting Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°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 often dry with only light showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). January is too cold for swimming in Paleochora Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

The weather in January is relatively cool and wet, with frequent rain showers and cloudy skies. This is not the ideal time for sunbathing or swimming, as the sea is quite cold. However, you can still enjoy some beach walks and explore the nearby areas. Water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing are not recommended during this month due to the unfavorable weather conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Paleochora Beach in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°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 often dry with only light showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

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Can you swim in Paleochora Beach in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Paleochora Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Paleochora Beach?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Paleochora Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°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 often dry with only light showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). January is too cold for swimming in Paleochora Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Paleochora Beach warm in January?

No, Paleochora Beach is a little too chilly for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Paleochora Beach in January is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Paleochora Beach in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Paleochora Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Paleochora Beach in January are 10. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.8hrs.

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Crowds in Paleochora Beach in January

January is the coldest month in Crete, and Paleochora Beach is not crowded at all. There are no public holidays or special events that would attract visitors to the beach during this month. You may find some locals taking a walk, but it is not a popular time for swimming or sunbathing.

Temperature in Paleochora Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Paleochora Beach in January is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Paleochora Beach in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Paleochora Beach in January is 9°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Paleochora Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 10 per day in Paleochora Beach. 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 Paleochora Beach 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 Paleochora Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Paleochora Beach in January is 15.8°C (60.4°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Paleochora Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Paleochora Beach in January is 9.8cm (3.9inches) and on average there are 16 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Paleochora Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Paleochora Beach in January is 9°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Paleochora Beach in January is typically 91%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.3% in the previous month and 90.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Paleochora Beach in January is typically 75.5%. The average relative humidity is 75.4% in the previous month and 73.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Paleochora Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Paleochora Beach in January is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Paleochora Beach in January is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Paleochora Beach in January is from the North West.

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