Lara Beach: Live Weather Reports
- Sunrise 07:04
- Sunset 17:13
- Moonrise 10:06
- Moonset 23:06
|Temp feels like:||59°F (15°C)|
|Length of Day:||9h 40m|
|Dew Point:||52°F (11°C)|
|Pressure:||30.01" (1016 hpa)|
|Visiblity:||6 miles (10 km)|
Mon 26 Jan60°F (16°C)Night 46°F (8°C)
Tue 27 Jan60°F (16°C)Night 44°F (7°C)
Wed 28 Jan60°F (16°C)Night 44°F (7°C)
Thu 29 Jan55°F (13°C)Night 42°F (6°C)
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Weather Overview for Lara Beach
Lara Beach is east of the town of Antalya in Turkey and is a popular resort on the Mediterranean Sea. The beach is several kilometres long and is backed by commercial areas including resorts, restaurants and shopping malls. With a Mediterranean climate of hot sizzling summers and cooler winters the area is pleasant even in the cooler months when you can explore the indoor attractions. During summer the temperatures soar into the mid to high 30s and drop to below 10 degrees in winter.
June to September is the hottest and driest time of the year with average temperatures between 25°C and 28°C. July is the hottest month with an average of 28 °C sitting between the average high/low temperatures of 21°C and 34°C. January and February are the coldest months with average high/low temperatures of 5°C and 6°C and 15°C. December is also cold with an average high of just 16°C. From the end of February the temperatures will climb to the highs seen in July and will then drop to the lows of December.
Average rainfall varies with the driest months during spring and summer and winter and autumn the wettest months. Between May and September you can expect an average rainfall of 10mm to 20mm falling over a couple of days each month. From September rainfall will increase to the high of 210mm in December and this will lessen to 80mm in April. During December the rain will fall over an average of 12 days so even if you do visit in winter there will still be many fine days to explore the area.
The humidity varies here with the rainfall and the highest average humidity is experienced in winter when rainfall is highest. April and December experience the highest average humidity of 70% and in the other months it can get a slow as 60%.
Hours of sunshine each day are relatively good all year round with little difference between the seasons. Sunshine hours are lowest between November and January at 10 hours and they increase to 11 hours in February and between July and November. The most of amount of sunshine at 12 hours is experienced in spring and early summer.
You should expect some foggy days during summer with a high of 2 foggy days in July. The other months have just one day in May, June, August and September. The remainder of the year is fog free.
Typically, the Mediterranean winters are the coolest and wettest times of the year in the area. however, the weather does remain mild and pleasant and preferable to the much cooler and wetter UK winter time.
Winters in Lara Beach are generally short, beginning in December and ending in February. Though the beach will be out of bounds at this time, tourists can still expect warm weather and plenty of sunshine, making their time here enjoyable.
Spring time sees the temperatures rise considerably in Lara Beach. The sun shines for longer each day and there is less wet weather than in the winter. Many tourists, for whom the beach isn’t the top priority, prefer to travel at this time of the year, as they can enjoy the warmer weather, without the crowds of tourists that flock to Lara Beach for the summer months. The temperatures are slightly lower than in the summer, so if you’re not used to the intense heat, the spring is the ideal time to go.
The Mediterranean climate can still be temperamental at this time of the year though, so it’s not uncommon to experience summer like heat or unseasonably cool days.
Summer in the Mediterranean is also the peak tourism season. From May to September, the average temperature is 31°C/87°F and the average rainfall amounts are only 6 millimetres. For those who want a beach holiday, now is the time to visit Lara Beach, with temperatures reaching scorching highs and the sun shining for hours each day. With the sea a warm temperature, it’s also the ideal time to try out the variety of water sports on offer. The heat at this time can be uncomfortable for those who are not used to it.
Much like the spring, autumn in the Mediterranean sees a slight drop in temperatures after the scorching summer, with an increase in wet weather. In October, the temperatures drop from 31°C/87°F down to 27°C/80°F. In November, the average is 22°C/71°F. However, it remains warm and pleasant and is often thought to be the preferable time to visit, as tourists can enjoy the warm weather without so many tourists in the area.
As in the spring, the weather at this time of the year can still be changeable, so unseasonably warm or cool days can be experienced.
Though this is not the wettest time of the year (average rainfall in October amounts to 70 millimetres) there can be showers and bursts of downpour. These wet spells tend to clear quickly though to reveal warm weather once again.
Lara Beach is a safe haven from many natural disasters because of its location within an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. They do not see hurricanes very often. Unfortunately, Lara Beach, Antalya and all of Turkey are susceptible to other weather-related disasters. On 17 October 2011 a sudden and powerful storm hit both Greece and Turkey, including Antalya and Lara Beach. More than 125 millimetres of rain fell n only 12 hours. The following day, 118 millimetres fell, causing major beach erosion. Additionally, many became stranded due to the lack of transportation to and from the beach because of the floodwaters.
On 19 April 2012, a windstorm struck the entire area from Kemer to Lara Beach. The gale force winds reached more than 60 kilometres per hour and caused a tornado in nearby Moldovo; this town is only a few kilometres north of Turkey.