Heraklion climate guide

Temperature in Heraklion (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
14°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Heraklion14
14°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Heraklion14
15°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Heraklion15
19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Heraklion19
23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Heraklion23
27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Heraklion27
28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Heraklion28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Heraklion28
25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Heraklion25
22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Heraklion22
19°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Heraklion19
15°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Heraklion15
Min temperature (night-time)
7°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Heraklion7
8°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Heraklion8
8°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Heraklion8
11°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Heraklion11
14°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Heraklion14
18°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Heraklion18
20°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Heraklion20
20°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Heraklion20
18°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Heraklion18
15°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Heraklion15
12°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Heraklion12
9°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Heraklion9
Sea temperature
16°C sea temperature in January in Heraklion16
15°C sea temperature in February in Heraklion15
15°C sea temperature in March in Heraklion15
16°C sea temperature in April in Heraklion16
19°C sea temperature in May in Heraklion19
22°C sea temperature in June in Heraklion22
25°C sea temperature in July in Heraklion25
25°C sea temperature in August in Heraklion25
24°C sea temperature in September in Heraklion24
22°C sea temperature in October in Heraklion22
20°C sea temperature in November in Heraklion20
18°C sea temperature in December in Heraklion18

Sunshine & Daylight in Heraklion

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in Heraklion10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Heraklion11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Heraklion12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Heraklion13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Heraklion14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in Heraklion15
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Heraklion14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Heraklion13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Heraklion12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Heraklion11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Heraklion10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Heraklion10

Rainfall in Heraklion

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
12 days with some rainfall in January in Heraklion12
11 days with some rainfall in February in Heraklion11
8 days with some rainfall in March in Heraklion8
5 days with some rainfall in April in Heraklion5
3 days with some rainfall in May in Heraklion3
1 day with some rainfall in June in Heraklion1
0 days with some rainfall in July in Heraklion0
0 days with some rainfall in August in Heraklion0
1 day with some rainfall in September in Heraklion1
5 days with some rainfall in October in Heraklion5
8 days with some rainfall in November in Heraklion8
12 days with some rainfall in December in Heraklion12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
153 mm monthly rainfall in January in Heraklion153
118 mm monthly rainfall in February in Heraklion118
90 mm monthly rainfall in March in Heraklion90
38 mm monthly rainfall in April in Heraklion38
20 mm monthly rainfall in May in Heraklion20
8 mm monthly rainfall in June in Heraklion8
3 mm monthly rainfall in July in Heraklion3
1 mm monthly rainfall in August in Heraklion1
23 mm monthly rainfall in September in Heraklion23
95 mm monthly rainfall in October in Heraklion95
83 mm monthly rainfall in November in Heraklion83
122 mm monthly rainfall in December in Heraklion122

More climate for Heraklion

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in Heraklion3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in February in Heraklion4
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in March in Heraklion5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in April in Heraklion7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Heraklion9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in June in Heraklion10
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in July in Heraklion11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in August in Heraklion10
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in September in Heraklion8
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in October in Heraklion5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in November in Heraklion3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in Heraklion2
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Heraklion0
No heat & humidity in February in Heraklion0
No heat & humidity in March in Heraklion0
No heat & humidity in April in Heraklion0
No heat & humidity in May in Heraklion0
Moderate heat & humidity in June in HeraklionM
Moderate heat & humidity in July in HeraklionM
Moderate heat & humidity in August in HeraklionM
Low heat & humidity in September in HeraklionL
No heat & humidity in October in Heraklion0
No heat & humidity in November in Heraklion0
No heat & humidity in December in Heraklion0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Heraklion, Crete shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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