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Crete weather in December 2023
Expect 15°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 4 hours of sunshine per day in Crete in December. Check more long-term weather averages for Crete in December before you book your next holiday to Crete in 2023/2024.
- 1515°C max day temperature
- 1212 days with some rainfall
- 99°C min night temperature
- 1010 hours of daylight per day
- 0No heat & humidity
- 122122 mm of monthly rainfall
- 22 (Low) UV index
- 1818°C sea temperature
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The December weather guide for Crete (Heraklion) shows long term 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.
Top Crete destinations
Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Crete in December. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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- Aghia Marina
- Aghia Pelagia
- Aghios Nikolaos
- Agia Galini
- Istron Bay
- Kalo Chorio
- Kokkini Hani
Metric (°C / mm) | Imperial (°F / inches)
More about Crete
How warm is it in Crete in December?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 15°C in Heraklion, Crete in December, falling to 9°C at night.
How sunny is it in Crete in December?
There are normally 4 hours of bright sunshine each day in Heraklion, Crete in December - that's 41% of daylight hours.
How warm is the sea around Crete in December?
The average sea temperature around Heraklion, Crete in December is 18°C.
Does it rain in Crete in December?
There are usually 12 days with some rain in Heraklion, Crete in December and the average monthly rainfall is 122mm.
Crete December sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Crete in December 2023. Select a month to view Crete sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Crete sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Heraklion.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Friday, 1st December 2023||07:09||17:07|
|Saturday, 16th December 2023||07:21||17:08|
|Sunday, 31st December 2023||07:28||17:17|
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