Annual average weather for Lefkada, Greece

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Annual Average Weather for Lefkada, Greece

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F) which is warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 19.4°C (66.9°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water. Annually there are on average 8.3 days of rain per month and 7.3 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Lefkada?

The best months to visit Lefkada are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The weather is perfect for sunbathing in the months from June to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above the average 19°C (67°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Can you sunbathe in Lefkada year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Lefkada all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

The weather is best for sunbathing in the months from June to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

Can you swim in Lefkada year round?

No, you can't swim in Lefkada all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Lefkada are found in August when they peak at 25°C (77°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 15°C (58°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above 19°C (67°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

For very comfortable swimming conditions try swimming in the months from June to October when the sea temperature is above 22°C (72°F)

More info about the annual sea temperatures

When is the hottest month in Lefkada?

The hottest month in Lefkada is August when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 31°C (87°F), average temperature is 26°C (79°F) and average minimum temperature is 21°C (71°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

When is the coldest month in Lefkada?

The coolest month in Lefkada is January when the average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°F), average temperature is 10°C (50°F) and average minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine

When is the sunniest month in Lefkada?

The sunniest days in Lefkada are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In July the sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the least sunny month in Lefkada?

December has the least sunshine. In December the sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the driest month in Lefkada?

The driest month in Lefkada is July with 0cm (0inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Lefkada?

The wettest month in Lefkada is February with 5.7cm (2.2inches) of rain and December has the most days of rain with 14.6 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall.

When is the sea the coldest in Lefkada?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Lefkada are found in March when they dip to 15°C (58°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in Lefkada?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Lefkada are found in August when they peak at 25°C (77°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the most humid month in Lefkada?

The most humid month in Lefkada is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 23°C (73°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the least humid month in Lefkada?

The least humid month in Lefkada is January with a dew point of 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the windiest month in Lefkada?

The most windy month in Lefkada is July when the average maximum windspeed is 27KM/H (17MPH) and the average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH).

More info about the annual wind conditions.

Annual Temperature for Lefkada

The hottest month in Lefkada is August when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°F), average temperature is 26°C (79°F) and average minimum temperature is 21°C (71°F).

The coolest month in Lefkada is January when the average maximum temperature is 13°C (13°F), average temperature is 10°C (50°F) and average minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F).

Annual Sunshine for Lefkada

The longest days in Lefkada are in June, with an average of 14.9 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.5 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Lefkada are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright.

December has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 10.4 and lowest in December when it reaches 2.1.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Lefkada

The warmest sea water temperatures in Lefkada are found in August when they peak at 25°C (77°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 15°C (58°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the temperature is above 19°C (67°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Annual Rainfall for Lefkada

The wettest month in Lefkada is February with 5.7cm (2.2inches) of rain and December has the most days of rain with 14.6 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Lefkada is July with 0cm (0inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Lefkada

The most humid month in Lefkada is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 23°C (73°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

The least humid month in Lefkada is January with a dew point of 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Lefkada

The most windy month in Lefkada is July when the average maximum windspeed is 27KM/H (17MPH) and the average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH).

The least windy month in Lefkada is October when the average maximum windspeed is 23KM/H (14MPH) and the average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH).

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