Elounda
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Elounda, Greece

A scenic panorama of the blue waters, dramatic landscapes, and magnificent surroundings of the Elounda Gulf in Crete, Greece, in the Spinalonga island
A scenic panorama of the blue waters, dramatic landscapes, and magnificent surroundings of the Elounda Gulf in Crete, Greece, in the Spinalonga island
Mayo, the last month of the spring, in Elounda, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 14°C (57.2°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Elounda, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 19°C (66.2°F) in Abril, to a warm 23°C (73.4°F). In Mayo, the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

Rainfall

In Mayo, in Elounda, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout Mayo, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated. In Elounda, during the entire year, the rain falls for 68 days and collects up to 660mm (25.98") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Elounda, Greece, the average seawater temperature in Mayo is 19°C (66.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Mayo is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Mayo is 10h.

UV index

In Mayo, the average daily maximum UV index in Elounda, Greece, is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in Mayo in Elounda?

In Mayo, in Elounda, Greece, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

How many days does it rain in Mayo in Elounda?

In Mayo, in Elounda, Greece, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout Mayo, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in Mayo in Elounda?

In Elounda, Greece, the average seawater temperature in Mayo is 19°C (66.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Elounda have in Mayo?

In Mayo, the average length of the day in Elounda, Greece, is 14h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elounda have in Mayo?

In Elounda, Greece, the average sunshine in Mayo is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in Mayo in Elounda?

In Elounda, the average daily maximum UV index in Mayo is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Elounda, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 23°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in May - Elounda, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Elounda, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Elounda, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Elounda, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Elounda, Greece
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).