Halkidiki Weather July Averages, Greece
What's the weather like in Halkidiki in July
July in Halkidiki, Greece falls in the middle of summer with some of the best weather of the year. The average temperature, average highs & lows and average sunshine hours all rise from June and are at the highest levels for the year. The average sea temperature also rises from June with its peak coming in August.
The average temperature seen in July is 26°C (78°F). Average highs get up to 30°C (86°F) which are mostly seen at the beginning of the month with the rest of the month experiencing daily highs of up to 32°C (89°F). Average lows get down to 21°C (70°F) which are mostly experienced at the end of the month with the beginning of the month seeing daily lows only reach 19°C (67°F). July as a whole experiences essentially constant highs with only one day in ten going over 35°C (95°F) or going under 27°C (81°F). Daily lows only go under 16°C (61°F) or go above 23°C (74°F) every one in ten days.
The beginning of July experiences a 25% chance of precipitation. This percentage slowly declines as the month goes on with the end of July seeing a 21% chance of precipitation. The most common form of rainfall for July is thunderstorms which are most likely to occur at the beginning of the month. Moderate rain and light rain are less common but also most likely to occur at the beginning of the month.
The average humidity experienced in July is 56%, which ranges from 34%, comfortable, to 78%, humid. The humidity rarely goes under 25%, dry, but can get as high as 94%, very humid. The middle of the month is the most likely to be the least humid while the beginning of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The average sunshine hours experienced in July is 13. This is the highest average sunshine hours for the year. As the month goes on, the daily sunshine hours start to decrease very slowly with the beginning of the month the most likely to see the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature seen in July is 24°C (75°F). This is the second highest average sea temperature for the year and is also experienced in September.
Halkidiki Hotels for July
Sani Beach Hotel
A failsafe five star option for the whole family can be found at the Sani Beach Hotel, located in Sani. The modern rooms are everything you look for in a holiday hotel with rooms available including double rooms to two bedroom family suites on the beach. The hotel offers several kids club for ages 4-17 as well as providing childcare by trained specialists for children from 4 months up to 4 years old.
Potidea Palace Hotel
Potidea Palace Hotel has 232 rooms including standard rooms, junior suites and a presidential suite, all rooms include central air & heating, refrigerator, safe, LCD TV and a balcony or terrace with sea or garden views. Most bathrooms include a hydro massage shower. The hotel features a pool with sunbeds as well as a mini-market and gym.
Athena Pallas Village
Athena Pallas Village provides a five star resort on the beach. Great for couples, the stone built maisonettes have elements of wood and stone creating unique styling. Each room includes air condition, satellite TV, bathrobe & slippers, safe box, living room with a fireplace and large balcony with a pool view. There are two restaurants, a tavern and a snack bar on-site, providing you with a variety of dining options.
If you are looking for value accommodation right on the beach, head to Hotel Mavridis. The rooms here are clean and comfortable providing air conditioning, mini-bar, TV and Wi-Fi. The on-site restaurant provides traditional Greek cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The highlight of this hotel is the beach bar that opens early and stays open late. The beach bar also features a daily happy hour.
Halkidiki Beaches in July
If you are searching for a Blue Flag beach with an amazing backdrop of pine trees head to Lagomandra Beach. This beach features soft golden sand and very clear and shallow water. There are two beaches, a northern and southern version, but both are Blue Flag. At the northern beach you will find sun beds, umbrellas and other facilities. The southern beach is lower key but still has close access to facilities.
Bars and Restaurants
The Cockney Café, Restaurant and Bar
If you wanted a change of pace from all the Greek cuisine, check out The Cockney Café, Restaurant and Bar. With a laid-back atmosphere and a kid's menu this is a perfect spot for all the family. You will have a great view of the sea with your meal, too. Favourites include the English breakfast, fish & chips and a Sunday Roast.
While in Greece you must try a Greek Taverna. A great choice is the Taverna Klimataria which has a proven history being in existence for more than 50 years. The service is very friendly and accommodating and present a menu with a large number of choices. Some popular dishes are grilled feta cheese, the mixed meat platter and goat chops served with a Greek salad.
Things to do in Halkidiki in July
Dolphin Dive Centre
For a different diving experience, check out Dolphin Dive Centre. The purpose of this dive centre is to show you the various marine life you will find in this region. There are two dives per day and occasionally a night dive. With over 25 dive sites, you will be sure to find something for your experience level. You will encounter sardines, tuna, dolphins, octopus, eels and soft coral.
A fun choice for the whole family is the multi-activity and themed sailing found at Acrobat Yachting. This company has tours that cover gastronomy tours, sightseeing tours, archaeological sites, mountain biking, walking vacations, scuba diving and really anything you could think of they are more than willing to accommodate. Most tours last seven days, but there are day tours available as well as day sailing lessons.