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Old June 11th, 2012, 12:30 AM
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Default Weather - Mediterranean Cruise July 2013

We are booked to leave Venice on July 5th, 2013 and I am wondering if it is going to be horribly hot?? Who has sailed in the month of July - how was the weather??
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Old June 11th, 2012, 02:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Comeoncruisin View Post
We are booked to leave Venice on July 5th, 2013 and I am wondering if it is going to be horribly hot?? Who has sailed in the month of July - how was the weather??
It will be warm, hot, windy, calm, rainy and/or dry.
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Old June 11th, 2012, 03:02 AM
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Hot and humid. Plan on 90's. EM
Booked: Carnival Pride 2/19/17+ 2/26/17; MSC Divina 5/6/17
Carnival Glory 8/27/16
MSC Divina 5/7/16
Carnival Fascination 22 Feb 2016 Bahamas
MSC Divina 11/20-23/2013 Bahamas
Coral Princess 17 July 2013 Alaska
Celebrity Silhouette 22 May 2013 Adriatic & Italy
Queen Elizabeth 15 May 2013 4 nights
Celebrity Infinity 16 April 2013 B2B San Diego to Harwich
Nieuw Amsterdam Mediterranean 4/30 - 5/24/2012
Millennium B2B2B 2/6-20/2012 Caribbean
Caribbean Princess 10/29/2011 Caribbean Islander NY to FLL
Celebrity Solstice 5/1/2011 FLL to Barcelona
Carnival Fascination 2/28/11 Bahamas
QM 2 12/8/2010 Caribbean Delights
Celebrity Summit 10/24/10 B2B NY to San Juan
Emerald Princess 8/29/10 Western Caribbean
Diamond Princess 5/29/10 B2B Alaska
Westerdam 2/7/10 Eastern & Southern Caribbean
Carnival Dream 10/27/09 Transatlantic
Carnival Sensation 6/18/09 Bahamas
Carnival Splendor 5/17/09 B2B Mexi-not to Canada
Oosterdam 2/28/09 San Diego to Rome 32 nights
Carnival Fascination 12/13/08 Bahamas
QE 2 7/31/08 Lands of Fire and Ice
Celebration 3/27/08 Bahamas
Celebration 1/26/08 Bahamas
Norwegian Spirit 10/20/07 CTN
Elation 4/23/07 B2B Bahamas
Zenith 8/2006 Bermuda
Calypso 7/2005 Greek Isles
Star Princess Inaugural 2/2002 Pacific Rim Singapore to LA 26 nights
Millennium 8/2000 Baltic
Fantasy 6/1999 Bahamas
Royal Princess 1/1999 Buenos Aires to Manaus
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Old June 11th, 2012, 04:04 AM
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Yes it will be, bring a bottle of water and a hat.
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Old June 11th, 2012, 04:27 AM
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......all of the above ....and it will be crowded....
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Crown Princess, Round-trip Hawaii (LA) (2016)
Emerald Princess, Eastern Caribbean (2016)
Zuiderdam, Mediterranean Explorer (2015)
Emerald Princess, Western Caribbean (2014)

Jewel of the Seas, Southern Caribbean (2014)
Golden Princess, Round-trip Hawaii (LA) (2013)
Pacific Princess, Mediterranean & Adriatic (2012)
Pacific Princess, Mediterranean Collection (2012)
Island Princess, Pacific Coastal (2012)
Sapphire Princess, LA / Hawaii / Samoa / Tahiti / LA (2011)
Golden Princess, Round-trip Hawaii (LA) (2011)
Crown Princess, Greek Isles / Med + Italy (2010)
Sapphire Princess, Mexico (LA) (2010)
Royal Princess, Mediterranean + Italy (2009)
Sapphire Princess, Australia / NZ + Fiji (2007)
Golden Princess, British Isles + Scotland (2006)
Dawn Princess, Mexico (SF) (2006)
Grand Princess, Mediterranean + Italy (2005)
Tahitian Princess, Cook Island (2005)
Tahitian Princess, Marquesas Island (2005)
Zenith, Western Caribbean (2004)
Ryndam, Mexico, (2003)
Grand Princess, Eastern Caribbean (2003)
Grand Princess, Western Caribbean (2003)
Dawn Princess, San Diego to Hawaii (2003)
Dawn Princess, Tahiti to Hawaii (2002)
Dawn Princess, Hawaii to Tahiti (2002)
Royal Princess, Panama Canal (2002)
Ocean Princess, Southern Caribbean (2001)
Dawn Princess, Mexico (1991)
Golden Odyssey, Black Sea / Med (1990)
Dawn Princess, Mediterranean (1989)
Fair Sky, Alaska (1984)
Fair Sea, Panama Canal (1983)

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Were you able to book one of the super deals for Europe? I keep looking and salivating...

Enjoy your cruise!

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Coral Princess- Panama Canal- 12/17/15- Cruisemas in the Canal. http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2289607
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Old June 11th, 2012, 07:42 AM
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Try checkiing one of the online weather sites. They have daily average highs and lows.
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Old June 11th, 2012, 01:29 PM
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Most likely it will be hot and humid. However, don't let the weather discourage you. There are many things you can do; e.g.,

(1) Arrange outdoor activities in the early morning, and save indoor visits (e.g., museums) in the afternoon.
(2) Bring hat and/or umbrella. Umbrella is a great way to create "artificial shade" :-)
(3) Drink lots of water and eat lots of gelato
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Old June 11th, 2012, 05:52 PM
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You will have a wonderful time, but take everyone's advice. If you are stopping in Kusadashi, then by all means bring an umbrella as it was very hot, and sunny, with little shade. Also, if you stop in Athens, and you are touring independently, make sure you pay attention to what slip your ship is at. We did not, and thought we would pass out in the 100 plus heat trying to find the Ruby Princess. The port is huge, and no one seemed to know where the ship was, including the taxi drivers and the port officials. Go figure.
Island Princess - July 2008 - Alaska
Ruby Princess - July 2009 - Grand Mediterranean
Star Princess - July 2010 - Scandinavia and Russia
Coral Princess - March 2011 - Panama Canal
Emerald Princess - February 2012 - Eastern Caribbean
Star Princess - January 2013 - South America
Brilliance of the Seas - January 2014 - Western Caribbean
Emerald Princess- October 2014 -Transatlantic
Vision of the Seas - January 2015 - Caribbean
Oasis of the Seas - January 2016 - Caribbean
Royal Princess - April 2016 - Tranatlantic

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Old June 11th, 2012, 06:08 PM
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Norwegian: 2 voyages 16 days
Princess: 16 voyages 154 days
Royal Carib: 5 voyages 35 days
Vantage:River 2 voyages 39 days
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Old June 11th, 2012, 06:23 PM
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It will be lovely and hot, probably no rain whatsoever. Blue sky, blue sea - fabulous!
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