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Visiting Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 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. It is a great time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Paleochora Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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

May is a great month for a beach holiday in Paleochora, with plenty of sunshine and warm weather. The sea is much warmer, making swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving enjoyable. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing may still be limited due to the calm sea conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Paleochora Beach in May?

Yes, May is a great time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 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.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Paleochora Beach in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Paleochora Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Paleochora Beach?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 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. It is a great time for sunbathing in Paleochora Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Paleochora Beach for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Paleochora Beach warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 25°C (76°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Paleochora Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Paleochora Beach in May are 14. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright.

More about May sunshine.

Crowds in Paleochora Beach in May

May is the beginning of the peak tourist season in Crete, and you will see more visitors at Paleochora Beach. The weather is warm and sunny, making it an ideal time for swimming and sunbathing. There are no significant public holidays or special events in May, but the beach will be busier than in previous months.

Temperature in Paleochora Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 25°C (76°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Paleochora Beach in May is 16°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Paleochora Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 14 per day in Paleochora Beach. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright.

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°C (63.0°F) 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 2.8cm (1.1inches) 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°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 18°C (18°F) 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 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Paleochora Beach in May is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

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

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