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    Palaióchora weather and climate

    Crete

    Palaióchora weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    19 °C

     

    Precipitation

    11 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    10 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    59 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    19 °C

     

    Precipitation

    11 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    10 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    59 %

    Overview: Palaióchora
    Palaióchora, located in Greece, boasts a predominantly warm climate characterized by substantial temperature differences between seasons. Throughout the year, daily temperatures range from an average low of 14 °C (57 °F) in the cooler month of January to a peak average high of 30 °C (85 °F) during the elevated warmth of July. July is notable for its minimal rainfall, averaging only 0 days of precipitation, while January stands out as the rainiest month, with an average of 12 days of rainfall. Nighttime temperatures also display variation, dipping to 9 °C (47 °F) in February and climbing to 23 °C (74 °F) in the heart of summer. When considering the sea, temperatures span from a brisk 16 °C (60 °F) in February to a more inviting 25 °C (77 °F) in August.

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    Last week's weather in Palaióchora

    During the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024, temperatures averaged at 22 °C (72 °F) during the day and dropped to 16 °C (61 °F) at night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Palaiochora are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 21 °C (70 °F) and 14 °C (57 °F) respectively. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 18 °C (64 °F), 10am 21 °C (70 °F), 1pm 22 °C (72 °F), 4pm 21 °C (70 °F), 7pm 20 °C (68 °F), 10pm 18 °C (64 °F).

    The week had 7 days without rain. The total precipitation for the week in Palaiochora was 0 mm (0.00 in), which is below the area's average of 5 mm (0.20 in). During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there was 51 % cloud coverage on average.

    An average wind speed of 4.8 m/s was recorded. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1001 hpa to 1016 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Palaiochora was 60 %.

    On average, there were 6 hours clear skies, 2 hours partially overcast skies and 6 hours overcast skies during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). The sunrise on average occurred at 06:40, and the sunset occurred at 20:05.

    Weather overview for Palaióchora

    Weather overview

    Palaióchora, located in Greece, boasts a predominantly warm climate characterized by substantial temperature differences between seasons. Throughout the year, daily temperatures range from an average low of 14 °C (57 °F) in the cooler month of January to a peak average high of 30 °C (85 °F) during the elevated warmth of July. July is notable for its minimal rainfall, averaging only 0 days of precipitation, while January stands out as the rainiest month, with an average of 12 days of rainfall. Nighttime temperatures also display variation, dipping to 9 °C (47 °F) in February and climbing to 23 °C (74 °F) in the heart of summer. When considering the sea, temperatures span from a brisk 16 °C (60 °F) in February to a more inviting 25 °C (77 °F) in August.

    January weather

    As January sets in, Palaióchora observes a marked decrease in sea temperature, dropping to 16 °C (61 °F), alongside the notable minimum day temperatures averaging 14 °C (57 °F). The prevalence of rainy days reaches its zenith, totaling 12 days, and the peak in the volume of rainfall is also evident. A decline in nighttime temperatures can be noted, reaching as low as 9 °C (48 °F). The shortest span of sunlit hours occurs this month, registering a mere 4 hours.

    February weather

    February in Palaióchora witnesses the commencement of a decrease in rainy days, now reduced to 11 days, and a similar reduction in rainfall amount, totaling 92 mm (3.60 in). Nighttime temperatures hit their lowest at an average of 9 °C (47 °F), while the sea reaches its chilliest at 16 °C (60 °F). The duration of daylight begins to extend, and the solar presence gradually increases with 5 hours of uninterrupted sunshine.

    March weather

    The upward trajectory of daytime temperatures becomes apparent in March at Palaióchora, now at an average of 16 °C (61 °F), and the nocturnal temperatures also exhibit an ascending trend. A continued decrease in rainy days is noticeable, disclosed by 7 days, while the precipitation volume mirrors the downtrend with 63 mm (2.47 in). The cumulative hours of cloud-free sunlight persist in their rise, now reaching 6 hours.

    April weather

    As April dawns, the day temperature in Palaióchora experiences a similar surge to the prior month, now averaging 20 °C (67 °F), and the sea temperature follows this ascension, hitting 16 °C (62 °F). The trend in reducing rainy days continues, and the rainfall quantity also dwindles, now marked at 25 mm (0.98 in). The length of daytime sky clarity keeps on ascending, as does the nighttime warmth, now averaging 12 °C (54 °F).

    May weather

    May in Palaióchora is characterized by further enhancement of the day temperature, now reaching the level of 24 °C (75 °F), accompanied by the sea temperature's climb to 19 °C (65 °F). The frequency of rainy days continues its descent, now at 2 days, and the volume of precipitation follows suit, shown by 11 mm (0.44 in). With the night growing warmer, the increase in unsheathed sun hours can equally be observed, listed at 10 hours.

    June weather

    June sees the day temperature in Palaióchora persist in its rising trend, now at 28 °C (82 °F), while the sea temperature also experiences growth, recording 21 °C (71 °F). Tourism activity begins to surge in this month. The nighttime temperature likewise shows an increase, now at 21 °C (69 °F), and the span of sunlit hours continues to expand, notching 11 hours. Precipitation quantity now dips to 2 mm (0.08 in), aligning with the previous month's pattern.

    July weather

    July's heat surges to its peak in Palaióchora with daytime temperatures soaring to 30 °C (85 °F), while the sea temperature also reaches its annual climax at 24 °C (75 °F). The nocturnal temperatures attain their maximum at 23 °C (74 °F). The length of sunlight exposure hits its apex with 12 hours. Sparse rainy days are highlighted by just 0 days.

    August weather

    August in Palaióchora marks the zenith of sea temperatures while concurrently witnessing the nadir of rainfall volume, now only 1 mm (0.03 in). The waning tourist season still brings throngs, and with it, the commencement of a modest decline in sunlit hours.

    September weather

    September in Palaióchora ushers in the decline of day temperatures, now settling at 27 °C (80 °F), and the initial dip in sea temperature also becomes noticeable. The gradual ascent of rainy days is indicated, as their count rises to 2 days, and the onset of an increase in rainfall quantity is apparent too. The evening's cool-down begins to take hold, revealed by 21 °C (69 °F).

    October weather

    The downward trend in day temperatures continues into October for Palaióchora, averaging 23 °C (74 °F), and the sea's warmth also yields to a cooler trend, now pegged at 23 °C (73 °F). The buoyant number of rainy days persists, now at 5 days, and the precipitation volume echoes the prior month's rise, registering 50 mm (1.96 in). The chill of night sets in further, averaging 17 °C (63 °F), accompanied by a downturn in sunlit hours.

    November weather

    November in Palaióchora heralds a continuous descent in sea temperatures, now averaging 20 °C (69 °F), and the day's warmth also follows this downward slope, fixing at 19 °C (66 °F). The accumulation of rainy days grows, in line with the previous month, with the volume of rainfall climbing to 82 mm (3.25 in). The evening cools down progressively, indicated by 14 °C (56 °F), and the minimum discernible wind speeds are noticeable, now averaging 4 m/s.

    December weather

    As the year draws to a close, Palaióchora's sea temperature keeps declining, noted at 18 °C (64 °F), while the daytime chill becomes more pronounced, averaging 16 °C (60 °F). The rise in the number of rainy days is evidenced again by 12 days, further increasing the deluge noted by 103 mm (4.07 in). The night grows colder, with its temperature dropping to 11 °C (51 °F). The contraction in the number of daylight sun hours is apparent, locking at 4 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the sea temperature in Palaióchora during January?

    In January, the sea around Palaióchora cools down to 16 °C (61 °F).

    How many days with rainfall can be expected in Palaióchora during February?

    February typically brings about 11 days of rainfall in Palaióchora.

    What is the daily maximum temperature in Palaióchora for March?

    March sees Palaióchora enjoying a pleasant maximum daily temperature averaging 16 °C (61 °F).

    Are the number of sunlit hours increasing in Palaióchora during April?

    Indeed, the sunlit hours in Palaióchora increase, highlighting a longer period of 6 hours of sunshine in April.

    Is May a sunny month in Palaióchora?

    Yes, May is quite a sunny month with an ample average of 10 hours of sunshine in Palaióchora.

    How long is the sun visible each day in Palaióchora during June?

    The sun graces the sky in Palaióchora for approximately 11 hours each day throughout June.

    What levels of sunlight are expected in Palaióchora during July?

    July promises the longest sunlight exposure in Palaióchora, averaging 12 hours per day.

    Can one expect August in Palaióchora to be drier than other months?

    August in Palaióchora stands out for its minimal precipitation, deviating from the norm with barely any rain.

    What changes occur to the sea temperature in Palaióchora during September?

    In September, Palaióchora begins to experience a gradual decrease in the sea temperature.

    Does the precipitation increase during October in Palaióchora?

    October in Palaióchora marks a period where one can observe an escalation in precipitation levels.

    Are the winds calmer in Palaióchora during November?

    Indeed, November sees a period of relative calm in the winds in Palaióchora, with average speeds of just 4 m/s.

    How does December's rainfall in Palaióchora compare to other months?

    December in Palaióchora typically sees an elevation in rainfall as compared to the preceding months.

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